Despite arrests and intimidation, anti-Lukashenko rallies continue. In response to the unrest, Belarus ordered a sweeping media crackdown, and many journalists were stripped of credentials.
Protests in Belarus continue two weeks after an election denounced as fraudulent by the U.S., the EU, and the opposition. Now, leaders of that opposition movement have been summoned for questioning.
Sergei Dylevsky represents angry workers who have had enough of Belarus' government.
Post-election protests in Belarus continue into their second week as workers are divided over whether to strike and exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya calls for a new vote.
On August 9, 2020, Belarusian voters went to the polls for a surprisingly competitive presidential election. Simon Ostrovsky reports on the fallout and the rising tide of protests against strongman Alexander Lukashenko.
Belarusians living in the "last dictatorship in Europe" are looking outward for information and help.
Twenty years after independence, Belarus struggles for freedom under the dictatorship of Alexander Lukashenko.
In Belarus, city streets are filled with fear and resignation despite the recent wave of pro-democracy protests. Across the countryside, Soviet-style agricultural and industrial systems are not the source stability they once were. Poverty and joblessness are on the rise. A gloom hangs over Europe’s last dictatorship.
Belarussian artists and intellectuals have found a place in Minsk where they can express themselves, but still feel they are being monitored closely by the KGB.
As the rallies in Belarus grow each week, the government has begun to crack down. But protesters are not deterred and have started making homemade DVDs of police brutalities.
Despite President Lukashenka’s threats to put an end to the demonstrations occurring in Belarus, young activists are expanding the pro democracy movement on social networking sites.
Protesters are using technology to fight against the Belarusian government crackdown.
Is the “last dictatorship in Europe" finally ready for reform, or is the stage being set for a Russian takeover? Simon Ostrovsky reports on the Belarusian election and the subsequent protests.
A gathering economic crisis in Belarus is bringing a new generation out into the streets.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Pulitzer Center reporting projects on Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, and Iraq.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.