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Blog: What US can’t accept in Belarus, it supports in Uzbekistan – CPJ

Last week, President Obama signed into law a bill that expands sanctions against Belarus, whose authoritarian leader Aleksandr Lukashenko continues to imprison his opponents and critics. Lukashenko unleashed the latest crackdown hours after the flawed December 2010 presidential vote, which declared him winner of a fourth term

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Belarus – Increased harassment of journalists on eve of Freedom Day

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the arrests of journalists Aleksandr Lomashkin and Ales Asiptsu in separate incidents yesterday, on the

CPJ demands Belarus end its assault on press

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) -

New York, December 27, 2010--Belarusian authorities must immediately halt their assault on independent and pro-opposition news media, a crackdown that has

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