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Dissidents of autocratic and totalitarian regimes cannot consider themselves safe anywhere any longer.
The Belarus regime’s insistence on stamping out every manifestation of dissent, no matter how minor, is only matched by the determination and resilience of ordinary people who continue to mock and defy it.
Under cover of the coronavirus many countries are passing more draconian media laws.
Opposition protests continue and there are signs they are beginning to have an effect both inside and outside Belarus.
The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has expressed dismay over the sentencing of Russian opposition politician and activist Aleksei Navalny, and urged the Russian authorities to release scores of his supporters arrested during rallies protesting his detention.
Think the Muslim world is united in opposing Islamophobia? Think twice.
He knew he would be arrested on arrival in Russia, but it is unclear what the dissident politician’s next move will be.