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Freedom House: Belarus is one of the world’s worst countries
Freedom House: Belarus is one of the world’s worst countries
Belarus came to be among the worst countries of the world in the rate “Freedom in the World 2015”.  29.01.2015 | 10:11
BAJ prepared analysis of Amendments to Media Law
BAJ prepared analysis of Amendments to Media Law
While Belarusan Information Ministry gained the right to decide what can and cannot be published on websites, journalists have lots of questions regarding the methods of such control.  27.01.2015 | 10:51
Participants of solidarity action with Ukraine sentenced to 5-15 days in jail
Participants of solidarity action with Ukraine sentenced to 5-15 days in jail
All in all, police in Minsk detained nine activists but later released four of them.  25.01.2015 | 10:33
Pavel Sapelka about the "anti-drug" decree: It would have been due some 15 years - 20 ago
Pavel Sapelka about the "anti-drug" decree: It would have been due some 15 years - 20 ago
The expert analyzes the Decree of the President of №6 "On Urgent Measures to Combat Drug Trafficking", which came into effect on January 1.  22.01.2015 | 10:17
Information Ministry to analyze the “reaction” of some Belarusan media on Charlie Hebdo attack
Information Ministry to analyze the “reaction” of some Belarusan media on Charlie Hebdo attack
It was announced by the Information Minister Lilia Ananich.  20.01.2015 | 12:55
Experts: The authorities will use every chance to hamper the work of the human rights defendants
Experts: The authorities will use every chance to hamper the work of the human rights defendants
The tactics of the authorities is to file legal complaints against their opponents, without going into detail and disregarding the public response to the cases.  16.01.2015 | 08:44
Elena Tonkacheva: Human rights advocacy is the focus of my work
Elena Tonkacheva: Human rights advocacy is the focus of my work
The Head of the Center for Legal Transformation is not going to live and work in Russia, and promises to get back to the situation with law and issues of democracy in Belarus in three years.  15.01.2015 | 08:46
Irina Kirkora: I believe Elena Tonkacheva is an innocent victim
Irina Kirkora: I believe Elena Tonkacheva is an innocent victim
Human rights community is wondering: how the process of Elena Tonkacheva’s expulsion is related to her civic stance?  10.01.2015 | 09:42
Court on Elena Tonkacheva’s case started in Minsk
Court on Elena Tonkacheva’s case started in Minsk
Dozens of people came to the building of Pershamaiski district court in Minsk to support Elena Tonkacheva. The court listened to all the witnesses; however, there wasn’t enough time to hear all the pa  09.01.2015 | 08:02
Deputy Minister of Labor: Belarus will soon sign UN Convention on the rights of the disabled
Deputy Minister of Labor: Belarus will soon sign UN Convention on the rights of the disabled
Belarus will sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities soon, Aliaksandr Rumak, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Security, told reporters in Minsk on January 5.  08.01.2015 | 08:05
Liavon Barshcheuski: The state wants to control everything, including bookstores
Liavon Barshcheuski: The state wants to control everything, including bookstores
The official authorities are ready to put difficulties even to publishers, who are working to the state’s good, but don’t want to be under its full control.  07.01.2015 | 09:42
The owner of the bookstore “Lohvinau” didn’t admitted guilt; the court is to continue on January 9
The owner of the bookstore “Lohvinau” didn’t admitted guilt; the court is to continue on January 9
No one was allowed to be present at the court but for the human rights defendant Elena Tonkacheva, two journalists, and Lohvinau’s wife.  06.01.2015 | 10:13
Point of view: The newest President Decree is the latest step in crackdown on employees
Point of view: The newest President Decree is the latest step in crackdown on employees's rights
The decree has authorised massive government interference in the internal economic functioning of private businesses, primarily concerning issues of hiring and firing staff.  03.01.2015 | 09:47
Andrei Bastunets:Hybrid Ukraine-Belarus TV-channel may open; but what network will it broadcast for?
Andrei Bastunets:Hybrid Ukraine-Belarus TV-channel may open; but what network will it broadcast for?
Is Ukrainian TV to broadcast in Belarus? Why alternative to Russian propaganda was suddenly allowed, while independent media are to suffer from repressions due to amendments in the law on mass media?  26.12.2014 | 09:05
BAJ: Blocking socio-political websites is a complete breakdown of law and order
BAJ: Blocking socio-political websites is a complete breakdown of law and order
The Board of BAJ adopted the statement on December 22 after a wave of shutdowns of independent Belarusan websites that followed the newly adopted amendments to the law on mass media.  25.12.2014 | 11:57
Amendments to the mass media law: Journalists, lawyers, and media experts share their opinions
Amendments to the mass media law: Journalists, lawyers, and media experts share their opinions
Belarusan Information Ministry gained the right to decide what can and cannot be published on websites. The amendments to the law on media might be caused by the forthcoming president elections.  19.12.2014 | 11:38
Pauliuk Bykouski: New amendments to the law on mass media might hide numerous pitfalls
Pauliuk Bykouski: New amendments to the law on mass media might hide numerous pitfalls
While the officials feel the need to control Belarus’ information area at any price, journalists have lots of questions regarding the methods of such control.  19.12.2014 | 09:12
Internet media are now equal to mass media
Internet media are now equal to mass media
The corresponding law was adopted on December 17 by the House of Representatives in two readings. It is to take effect as soon as January 1, 2015.  18.12.2014 | 10:16
Militia upheld the decision about Elena Tonkacheva’s deportation
Militia upheld the decision about Elena Tonkacheva’s deportation
Thus, the Ministry of Interior Affairs didn’t use the possibility of acknowledge the absurdity of the situation related to the deportation of the Belarusan human rights fighter.  17.12.2014 | 18:01
Activist of “Alternative” is detained for a one-man picket
Activist of “Alternative” is detained for a one-man picket
Aliaksei Shubara is arrested for seven days for a picket against Putin’s policy.  16.12.2014 | 11:03
Ales Bialiatski is awarded with Paweł Włodkowic Prize
Ales Bialiatski is awarded with Paweł Włodkowic Prize
Poland’s ombudsman handed the prize to the Belarusan human rights defender and ex-political prisoner for defending truth and universal human values.  12.12.2014 | 10:23
Elena Tonkacheva: I don’t think of human rights advocacy as of work; attitude is essential there
Elena Tonkacheva: I don’t think of human rights advocacy as of work; attitude is essential there
On December 10 the National Prize for human rights advocacy named this year’s laureates. Elena Tonkacheva is the human rights defendant of the year.  12.12.2014 | 09:19
Elena Tonkacheva is a human rights defendant of the year
Elena Tonkacheva is a human rights defendant of the year
The organizing Committee of the National Prize for human rights advocacy named this year’s laureates. Elena Tonkacheva is the human rights defendant of the year, lawyer of the year – Ludmila Kazak.  11.12.2014 | 08:03
Gender equality in Belarus is limited in its ability to shatter main divisions between men and women
Gender equality in Belarus is limited in its ability to shatter main divisions between men and women
Belarus is slowly opening up to the idea of gender equality. But the conservative meaning attached to the concept is holding it back.  07.12.2014 | 09:39
Siarhei Drazdouski: Belarus’ accession to the Convention on the rights of the disabled was reverted
Siarhei Drazdouski: Belarus’ accession to the Convention on the rights of the disabled was reverted
Intermediate results of “Sign with your heart” campaign prove that the society is ready to accept the provisions of the Convention. However, the state has been unable to see this readiness since 2008.  04.12.2014 | 08:45
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Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

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Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.