Belarus Government

Belarusian authorities start purging civic groups

The Belarusian government is moving Dozens close by organizations that were the backbone of the country’s once thriving civil society. These groups work on topics such as disability rights, the environment, freedom of the media and pensioners’ rights. This includes internationally recognized organizations like the Belarusian Association of Journalists founded …

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Belarusian opposition leader calls for more US sanctions

The Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya will take part in a meeting with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (not pictured) at Bellevue Palace in Berlin on December 14, 2020. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke / File Photo WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) – Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said Tuesday that she asked …

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