They got locked up in Belarus, just for singing this song

Music will set you free — except in Belarus, where it will send you to prison. In 2020, when a majority voted for Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and her promise of democracy, the streets were filled with the music of the Tor Band, whose lyrics captured the spirit of the day. When the triumphant Ms. Tikhanovskaya was forced into exile and the election stolen by dictator Alexander Lukashenko, hundreds of thousands protested in the streets — again to the sound of Tor Band. Many were detained, beaten and imprisoned.

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