Mikhail Pastukhow

Organizers of congress of opposition forces set to hold the event in Yanka Kupala Park

A congress of pro-democracy opposition forces will be held in Minsk’s Yanka Kupala Park on May 15, organizers announced on Thursday

Some 1,500 market vendors gather in Minsk to discuss tough new rules

Entrepreneurs renting stalls at markets and shopping centers in more than 20 cities traveled to the Belarusian capital for the forum, which had been organized by a small business association called Perspektyva.

Belarusian justice ministry denies registration for new human rights organization

The founders of the organization filed a registration application and the required package of documents on June 27.

Experts critical of situation regarding freedom of speech in Belarus

The situation regarding freedom of speech in Belarus has been “very grave” this year, according to legal experts of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ).