Author: Hanna Liubakova

2019 WPI Fellow

Freelance journalist,
Minsk, Belarus
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.

Twitter: @HannaLiubakova

On September 16,1999,two #Lukashenko's rivals were abducted and never found. The two were Viktar Hanchar, politician and the chairman of the Central Election Committee, who didn't recognise the 1996 referendum results,and Anatoly Krasousky, a businessman who criticised Lukashenko

#Belarus How cynical the regime is. While it tries to show that it's ready to release very few political prisoners,more and more people find themselves behind bars. Today,human rights defenders recognised 7 more political prisoners. The current number is 673. It is unprecedented


I am so worried about the outbreak of Covid-19 in #Belarus. The officially recognized number of infected per day is approaching 2,000. The real figure might be higher. No significant restrictive measures have been introduced. Doctors are leaving the country. No European vaccines

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