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A protestor holds an overturned portrait of Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko during a rally in Minsk, Belarus, 15 March 2017

Belarus | Attacks

Three more journalists detained in Belarus

International Federation of Journalists

The crackdown on the media in Belarus grew further today as journalists Kastus Zhukouski and Andrey Tolchyn were detained in Dobrush while a freelance reporter working for Belsat Viktar Yarashuk was detained in Pinsk.

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