Uladzimir Matskevich

Uladzimir Matskevich

Uladzimir Matskevich is a prominent philosopher who writes about public consciousness in politics. He was arrested on August 4, 2021 in a home raid and has been detained in… More

Valeria Kostyugova

Valeria Kostyugova

Political analyst and writer Valeria Kostyugova is an editor of the online expert community Our Opinion and its annual publication Belarusian Yearbook. She has written about Belarusian-Russian politics for… More

Ales Bialacki

Ales Bialacki

Ales Bialacki is a writer, literary critic, and head of the prominent human rights organization Viasna. On July 14, 2021, Bialacki was arrested on feigned “tax evasion” charges, targeting… More

Alexander Feduta

Literary intellectual, writer, and PEN Belarus member Alexander Feduta was arrested on April 13, 2021 on “suspicion of committing a crime”—authorities alleged without evidence that Feduta was plotting a… More

Andrzej Poczobut

Andrzej Poczobut

Belarusian-Polish political writer and minority rights activist Poczobut comments on politics in his blog and columns, for Polish newspapers, and has published a book on President Alexander Lukashenka’s political… More

Eduard Palchys Jhon Silver

Eduard Palchys Jhon Silver

Writing under the pen name Jhon Silver, Palchys ran a website called 1863x where he published articles criticizing Belarusian and Russian authorities. He was jailed in 2016 for his… More

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