Protasevich

Televised Confession of Detained Belarus Activist Was Coerced, Family Says

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Roman Protasevich, an activist who was detained when his commercial flight was diverted to Belarus, appeared in a video that aired on state television confessing to organizing...
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Belarusian opposition decry state TV interview with ‘hostage' Protasevich as jailed activist voices fear of extradition to Donbass

Belarusian opposition decry state TV interview with ‘hostage' Protasevich as jailed activist voices fear of extradition to Donbass

3 monthes ago   |   RT

Belarusian state TV has aired a so-called confession interview with Roman Protasevich, the formerly exiled activist jailed after his plane was forcefully grounded in Minsk last...
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The father of dissident Roman Protasevich says Belarus 'broke him' after video showed him praising the country's authoritarian leader on state TV

The father of dissident Roman Protasevich says Belarus 'broke him' after video showed him praising the country's authoritarian leader on state TV

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The father of Roman Protasevich, the Belarusian dissident who was detained after authorities diverted his flight, has said that the country had "broken...
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The 'shocking' arrest of a Belarusian dissident sparked international condemnation, but it falls into a 'pattern' of ongoing authoritarianism from Alexander Lukashenko

The 'shocking' arrest of a Belarusian dissident sparked international condemnation, but it falls into a 'pattern' of ongoing authoritarianism from Alexander Lukashenko

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The state-sanctioned diversion and detainment of Belarusian dissident journalist Roman Protasevich last month sparked outrage and reproach around the...
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Belarusian dissident Roman Protasevich praises the country's leader on state TV days after authorities pulled him off a flight

Belarusian dissident Roman Protasevich praises the country's leader on state TV days after authorities pulled him off a flight

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Journalist and activist Roman Protasevich appeared on Belarusian state TV on Thursday to praise Belarus' authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko...
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Belarus airs questioning of jailed journalist Protasevich

3 monthes ago   |   Al Jazeera

The reporter calls for opposition to abandon street protests in an interview aired on state television.
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‘The Raman empire?' A dodgy Japanese noodle bar or the latest American NGO-driven attempt to weaponise spelling in Eastern Europe?

‘The Raman empire?' A dodgy Japanese noodle bar or the latest American NGO-driven attempt to weaponise spelling in Eastern Europe?

3 monthes ago   |   RT

Spelling isn't often a hot-button political issue. Now, though, even people's names have become a battleground in the coverage of Eastern Europe, as the case of Belarusian...
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A new ‘Iron Curtain:' Belarus confirms BLOCK on most citizens leaving country as West imposes flight bans after Protasevich arrest

A new ‘Iron Curtain:' Belarus confirms BLOCK on most citizens leaving country as West imposes flight bans after Protasevich arrest

3 monthes ago   |   RT

Border officials in Belarus have redoubled their efforts to discourage citizens from attempting to travel abroad unless they have permanent residency in a foreign country, as...
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Belarus: a test for Europe's foreign policy?

3 monthes ago   |   Bruegel

The recent forced landing of an internal EU flight to arrest opposition activist Roman Protasevich is the latest escalation by a President who is consolidating power in the...
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Belarus will prevent most of its citizens from leaving as crackdowns on President Lukashenko's political opponents continue

Belarus will prevent most of its citizens from leaving as crackdowns on President Lukashenko's political opponents continue

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Belarus is temporarily preventing most of its citizens from leaving the country amid crackdowns against critics of President Alexander Lukashenko. In a...
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