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

Internal docs detail alleged abuses by US immigration agents: HRW

Human Rights Watch has obtained more than 160 internal reports from United States immigration authorities documenting alleged abuses against asylum seekers by federal agents. The rights group detailed the incidents … Read More