Category : Belarus

Let’s cut Lukashenko’s financial support

alt informationThe president of Belarus is acting with impunity against his critics. It is time to go further than words of condemnation

Hijack, arrest, torture: Belarusian journalists under attack

alt informationThe grounding of a Ryanair flight on a fake bomb threat is just the latest escalation of an independent media clampdown in Belarus

Roman Protasevich is a dissident and an activist, but above all a journalist

alt informationBelarus regime staged hijack to silence their most prominent critic

100 days in prison in Belarus: MP calls for Andrei Aliaksandrau’s release

alt informationAs our former colleague spends his 100th day in detention, Christine Jardine MP joins our call for his immediate and unconditional release

We need Andrei Aliaksandrau and 254 others in Belarus back home

alt informationLukashenko's government has doubled down by raiding the homes and offices of activists and journalists

Belarus: Index strongly condemns actions against journalists and human rights defenders

alt informationBelarusian Association of Journalists and the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" have been targeted

International Day of Solidarity with Belarus

alt informationIndex and 16 other organisations call for all imprisoned journalists to be immediately released

Behind Belarus’ shocking statistics are real people

alt informationThere are 187 political prisoners in Belarus. Each of them is a real person, with a family and a life

Letter to Rt Hon Dominic Raab on Andrei Aliaksandrau

alt informationRt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dear Foreign Secretary,  Earlier this week, one of Index on Censorship’s friends and former colleague, journalist Andrei Aliaksandrau, was detained in Minsk along with his partner, Irina Zlobina. We are extremely alarmed at the news of […]

Letter to the ambassador of Belarus on Andrei Aliaksandrau

alt informationDear HE Ambassador Yermalovich, Index on Censorship expresses our alarm at the detention in Belarus of our friend and former colleague, journalist Andrei Aliaksandrau. As you will be aware Aliaksandrau was detained along with his partner, Irina Zlobina, in Minsk on Tuesday 12 January 2021. We understand that they are both being held incommunicado in […]

Index calls for the release of Andrei Aliaksandrau

alt informationFormer Index writer has been arrested and forced to give a confession for his part in protests