Belarus: Journalists Alyaksandr Burakou and Uladzimir Laptsevich report being tortured in prison

Recent articles in Belarus

Belarus: ‘Novy Chas’ newspaper raided, staff interrogated

‘Novy Chas’ staff have previously been targeted for detention and administrative arrest. And earlier this year, the state-run publications distribution chain Beldruk ended its distribution contract with the newspaper.

A woman holds a sign with an image of Belarusian President Lukashenko that reads "Next stop: The Hague" (referring to the International Criminal Court), during a solidarity protest by Belarusians living in exile, Hamburg, Germany, 15 August 2020, Markus Scholz/picture alliance via Getty Images

Repression and resistance in Belarus: A monthly chronology

A monthly chronology of repression and resistance in Belarus, based on the work of IFEX members and other international and domestic actors.

Belarusian Justice Ministry files lawsuit to dissolve Belarusian Helsinki Committee

“The Belarusian Helsinki Committee has a long record defending a wide range of human rights. The lawsuit is blatant retaliation for the group’s work and is another piece of the effort to annihilate the human rights movement in Belarus.” – HRW