Repression and resistance in Belarus: A monthly chronology

Recent articles in Belarus

Tajik authorities should release activist Nizomiddin Nasriddinov and drop charges against him

While crossing the Lithuanian border in January, Nasriddinov was arrested by Belarusian authorities at the request of Tajik authorities. In February, Belarus agreed to send him to Tajikistan.

Belarus: Journalist Larysa Shchyrakova sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

Authorities accused Shchyrakova of “discrediting Belarus” and facilitating “extremism” by sharing information with human rights group Viasna and broadcaster Belsat TV, both banned in Belarus.

An IFEX Q&A with the Belarusian Association of Journalists: Defending press freedom is a marathon, not a sprint

As the country marks the third anniversary of manipulated elections that kept “Europe’s last dictator” in power – and the launch of a brutal crackdown – we spoke with BAJ about their ongoing global Solidarity Marathon on behalf of imprisoned journalists.