Category : Belarus

Belarus: the free press continues despite attacks

alt informationThe chair of the Belarusian Association of Journalists says reporting is harder than ever because of government crackdowns and war in neighbouring Ukraine

Statement of support for Ukraine

alt informationMore than 130 human rights and journalism organisations issue statement in condemnation of invasion and attacks on the press

Why Russian protests against invasion of Ukraine are so vital

alt informationDissent against the action in Ukraine could be crushed just as it was in Czechoslovakia in 1968 but we should not give up hope

Belarus: Join the campaign to free our friends Andrei Aliaksandrau and Irina Zlobina

alt informationIt is now a year since our former colleague and his partner were detained following Alyaksandr Lukashenka's disputed election victory

Testament to the power of theatre as rebellion

alt informationThe Belarus Free Theatre, whose 16 members have now gone into exile to escape the Lukashenka regime, are preparing to perform at the Barbican in London in 2022

Sharing the stories that need to be told

alt informationIndex's CEO looks ahead to this weekend's Freedom of Expression Awards

Why we must not change the channel

alt informationThe news from countries around the globe is appalling but we need to bear witness

Belarusian Association of Journalists: facing closure but not extinction

alt informationBody representing independent media in country facing liquidation in further crackdown by Lukashenko regime

Joint call condemning the Belarusian regime’s raids on journalists and human rights activists

alt informationIndex joins with 11 other organisations to demand the release of those detained