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Belarus Tightens Grip On Online Media

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Media

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Belarusian parliament has approved a bill that would allow authorities to shut Internet media if they carry content deemed...

Belarus Dictator: 'Better To Be A Dictator Than Gay'

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | World

BERLIN, March 4 (Reuters) - Belarussia's Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday criticised EU politicians who have threatened him with further sanctions and...

As Belarus Battles Economic Meltdown, President Tightens Grip

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 12.14.2011 | World

MINSK, Belarus — Belarus' authoritarian president is trying to tighten his grip on the ex-Soviet nation with new legislation that boosts the alr...

Countrywide, Free Theatre Stands up to Dictators

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

After protesting Belarus' president, Belarus Free Theatre's members were jailed and denied the right to perform. But after smuggling themselves across the border, US theatre companies nationwide are standing up in solidarity.