Belarus

Research institute stops opinion polling after public vilification

Belarusian state-run TV channels presented a “special report” accusing the Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies (IISEPS) of falsifying its public opinion polling, and their interviewers were threatened with criminal charges. Read more

Research institute stops opinion polling after public vilification

Activists face tougher regulation and state surveillance

A new decree restricts foreign funding for local CSOs, while protest and independent journalism are stifled. Read more