Free Media Awards 2021 go to jailed Belsatters Katsyaryna Andreyeva, Darya Chultsova, other Belarusian journos
As it was revealed in August, five Belarusian journalists and media institutions got Free Media Awards for 2021. The press prizes are presented by the Norwegian Fritt Ord Foundation in collaboration with the ZEIT Foundation of Germany.
Imprisoned Belarusian activist Maryia Kalesnikava gets 2021 Stuttgart Peace Prize
After two rounds of voting, the German civic initiative AnStifter awarded Belarusian political prisoner Maryia Kalesnikava with the 2021 Stuttgart Peace Prize.
Imprisoned Belsat TV journos Katsyaryna Andreyeva, Darya Chultsova get Courage in Journalism Awards
On June 10, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) announced the recipients of its 31st annual Courage in Journalism Awards. Our jailed colleagues  Katsyaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava) and Darya Chultsova are among his year’s winners.
Belarus’ independent trade union movement becomes 2021 Arthur Svensson Prize awardee
The 2021 Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights has been awarded to the independent trade union movement in Belarus, represented by the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BKDP) and its affiliates. for ‘their fearless struggle for democracy and fundamental trade union rights in Europe’s last dictatorship’.
Imprisoned lawyer Maksim Znak nominated for Trarieux human rights award
Belarusian opposition politician Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya and the team of jailed presidential candidate Viktar Babaryka have announced nominating political prisoner Maksim Znak for the Ludovic Trarieux International Human Rights Prize.
Viasna as Democracy Defender: Belarusian human rights watchdog wins OSCE award
Human Rights Centre Viasna has received the 2020 Democracy Defender Award.