Author: Hanna Liubakova
2019 WPI FellowFreelance journalist, Outride.rs
Bio: Hanna is an investigative journalist and researcher from Belarus. For the past six years she has written for various Belarusian and international media outlets. Her prior experience includes radio, digital and television production, including work for Radio Free Europe as a recipient of Vaclav Havel Fellowship. She also worked as a Belsat TV presenter and correspondent from Prague, London, Warsaw and Brussels, among others.
#Belarus I hope the International Olympic Committee will do everything possible to ensure safety of all Belarusian athletes, both in Belarus and abroad. They've been repressed en masse and deprived of their right and means to perform sports. Hope other governments will help too
This is the reality of tyranny - it reaches beyond borders and undermines freedoms around the world. Ignoring it allows it to grow. Already Belarus has brought down an airliner, silenced journalists at home and violated elections. https://twitter.com/hannaliubakova/status/1421781150868066309
In August, more than 1000 Belarusian athletes signed an open letter to the government demanding to stop violence. Dozens of them ended up in prison. Many were fired. I hope Kryscina Tsimanouskaya will be safe. But this and other cases of repressions need a strong response.3
Posts by Hanna Liubakova:
Recent blog posts
Our 4/14 recorded webinar on #disinformation featuring @BostonJoan, @andraspe & @mdmontgomery is now posted to our website for anyone who missed out! #WPIDisinformationWebinar
Great webinar on the global scale of disinformation, got to hear from the incredible @BostonJoan and about the impressive work of @andraspe in Hungary. So important to see the power of bad info.
Webinar on WPI site.
& follow and support @direkt36 — investigative journalism!! https://twitter.com/worldpressinst/status/1382346097549512704
Thanks again to our partners at the America for Bulgaria Foundation & @AEJBulgaria, plus our experts @BostonJoan & @andraspe & moderator @mdmontgomery for making #WPIDisinformationWebinar happen.