Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Belarus: Unprecedented Crackdown

By Human Rights Watch
Share this article
Click to expand Image Demonstrators carry a huge historical flag of Belarus as thousands gather for a protest at the Independence square in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 23, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky (Berlin) – Belarusian authorities unleashed a widespread, brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters and their supporters in the wake of the August 9, 2020 presidential election, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021. An unprecedented wave of mass, largely peaceful protests swept Belarus after authorities claimed that Aliaksandr Lukashenka, president since 1994, had been…

Read complete article

© Human Rights Watch -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter