BELARUS. (Exclusive). Lukashenka Keeps Destroying Independent Press – Natallia Radzina

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. On January 24 one of the most long-standing independent sites “Charter’97” was blocked by the decision of the Ministry of Information. The chief editor of the site Natallia Radzina stresses that repressions against the opposition media started almost 20 years ago. “In 1997 the Human Rights Initiative “Charter’97” was… Read More

EUROPE. Today began the Russian-Belarusian war games. European residents are excited and frightened.

by Monika Scislowska. According to the AP today Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO’s eastern edge practicing how to hunt down and destroy armed spies, among other maneuvers. The Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers, which are mainly taking place in Belarus this year, have… Read More

MYANMAR. Stop Genocide. EU Is Once Again Failing

Dr Azeem Ibrahim, Contributor Photo: HuffPost The European Union has historically taken a lead on issues related to Myanmar at the UN Human Rights Council. And yet now, at it’s most critical juncture when the Rohingya need external assistance more than ever as the various security agencies of the state in Myanmar are cracking down on… Read More