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Natalia Koliada on surviving in Europe's last dictatorship
16 Jul 2010
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Banned in their native Belarus and renowned for staging uncensored performances underground, Belarus Free Theatre is a rare voice of dissent in Europe’s last dictatorship. Co-founder Natalia Koliada explains what life is like for her theatre group

The easiest way for me to describe the situation in Belarus is to ask you to imagine… Just imagine, you sit in the evening, you talk to your friend….the next day that friend is kidnapped and killed. It was my husband and his friend Dmitry Zavadsky. They sat and discussed their lives, their wives and their children but the next day he was dead

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2 responses to “Natalia Koliada on surviving in Europe’s last dictatorship”

  1. […] Censorship, who attended the tense meeting with RBS along with Free Belarus Now representative’s Natalia Koliada and Professor Alan Flowers, welcomed the decision: We’re delighted that RBS has heeded our calls […]

  2. […] who attended the tense meeting with RBS along with Free Belarus Now representative’s Natalia Koliada and Professor Alan Flowers, welcomed the decision: We’re delighted that RBS has heeded our […]