Europe’s ‘last dictator’: Who is Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko?

With a grey comb-over hairstyle, chevron-shaped moustache and a strong rural accent, Alexander Lukashenko, a former collective farm manager-turned-minor Communist official, was the only legislator in Soviet Belarus to vote … Read More

Poland slammed for ‘arbitrary’ ban on media at Belarus border

Sokolka, Poland – Human rights groups have condemned Poland’s government for continuing to ban journalists, lawyers, and aid workers from accessing the country’s border with Belarus, as thousands of migrants … Read More

‘Freedom on the Net’ report paints grim picture of online rights

Internet users in a record number of countries have faced arrest and physical attacks for their posts over the past year, a report says, painting a grim picture of digital … Read More