Protest actions in Belarus 1997-2020

Version 1.0, published: April 7, 2022

Open Access

Areti Demosthenous

Main category: Protests
Additional categories: Civil Society And Interest Groups
Areti Demosthenous (2022): Protest actions in Belarus 1997-2020, v. 1.0, Discuss Data, <doi:10.48320/2B200CFF-0F8A-457D-92CB-D51E91DA4F00>.


The aim of this data collection is to present the protest actions in Belarus from 01 January 1997 until 31 December 2020. This database lists 545 protest actions in total. The data are based on a comprehensive search in multiple international news agencies via the Factiva service. The data set covers all identified protest events that contain an explicit information on the number of participants (including descriptions like “dozens”) and that had more than ten participants.




Protest Belarus

Language of data



Comparative Politics Political Science

Methods of data collection

Desk Research Document Collection Event Data

Methods of data analysis

Descriptive Statistics Protest Event Database