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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Women of Belarus: A fearless cry for change | Talk to Al Jazeera: In the Field” – below is their description.
On this episode of Talk to Al Jazeera: In the Field, we meet 73-year-old Nina Baginskaya, who has become an icon of Belarus’s protest movement, and 42-year-old Alina Pustohod, who overcame her fear to fight for justice and regime change. We find out what motivates them, and why women have become a driving force in the protests against Alexander Lukashenko, the man who has ruled Belarus with an iron fist since 1994. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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