Category : Belarus

Belarus: Civic solidarity movement condemns mass detentions and police violence

Index on Censorship joins with the Civic Solidarity Platform to condemn Belarus' crackdown on peaceful protesters.

Belarus: Crackdown sweeping journalists and human rights defenders into detention

Hundreds of protests were detained during a weekend of anti-government protests in Belarus.

Belarus: Wave of detentions must end

Organisations have written to the president of Belarus to demand an end to recent wave of detentions of journalists, activists and opposition figures.

Mapping Media Freedom: Five incidents to watch

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.

#NoImpunity: Those who attack journalists must be held to account

Today is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Since 2006, 827 journalists have been killed for their reporting

Belarus: Equal media access denied to opposition candidates during election

On 11 September, the people of Belarus elected the lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives. Speaking about the media environment surrounding the elections

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 30 July-10 August

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe.

Belarus: Government uses accreditation to silence independent press

Despite repeated calls by international organisations for reform, Belarus' regime for press accreditation continues to help the government maintain its monopoly on information

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 16-23 June

Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.

Belarus Free Theatre: “Dictators are scared of a strong mutual position”

Belarus Free Theatre have been using their creative and subversive art to protest the dictatorial rule of Aleksandr Lukashenko for over a decade.