Disinfo: Polish controlled “Belarus opposition” leaks data of Police officers in attempt to threaten them


Polish-controlled “Belarus opposition” leaks personal data of 1000 Police officers in attempt to threaten them.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the protests in Belarus.

The opposition movement is not "Polish-Controlled". The claim is in line with a recurrent narrative on "foreign involvement" behind any expressions of popular discontent. See similar examples here.

Not one single manifestation or threat of violence have been documented from the protesters since the start of the protest movement in early August. On the other hand, police and security forces have been using severe violence on protesters and on private property.

The European Union has repeatedly condemned disproportionate and unacceptable state violence against peaceful protesters in Belarus.


  • Reported in: Issue 212
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/09/2020
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Belarus, Poland
  • Keywords: Police, Protest


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