Poslední totalitní stát v Evropě

Této zemi s deseti miliony obyvatel vládne už přes 11 let Alexandr Lukašenko, pro něhož se správa státu rovná rozsáhlému každodennímu porušování základních lidských a občanských práv, odstraňování a věznění jeho odpůrců a novinářů a klamání lidí pomocí masmédií, jež má pod kontrolou.

Loni na podzim si Lukašenko v podvodném referendu nechal zrušit omezení výkonu prezidentského úřadu na dvě funkční období a učinil tak první krok k prodloužení své vlády do doby po roce 2006, kdy jeho současné prezidentské období končí.

Od té doby bez valné pozornosti většiny médií a politiků demokratického světa už celé měsíce probíhá systematická likvidace posledních zbytků nevládních organizací, nezávislého tisku a politických stran, jež by mohly zhatit plány běloruského autokrata na prodloužení jeho vlády ad infinitum. Informační blokáda země roste, příležitostí pro mladé lidi ke studiu v zahraničí ubývá a poslední nezávislý deník „Narodnaja volja“ míří k brzkému uzavření. Alexandru Lukašenkovi toto všechno prochází nejen kvůli odpornému dědictví naprosto zdecimovaných postsovětských sociálních a společenských struktur, ale rovněž kvůli nezájmu o osud Běloruska ze strany demokratických zemí.

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