Belarusians living in the "last dictatorship in Europe" are looking outward for information and help.
Twenty years after independence, Belarus struggles for freedom under the dictatorship of Alexander Lukashenko.
In Belarus, city streets are filled with fear and resignation despite the recent wave of pro-democracy protests. Across the countryside, Soviet-style agricultural and industrial systems are not the source stability they once were. Poverty and joblessness are on the rise. A gloom hangs over Europe’s last dictatorship.
Belarussian artists and intellectuals have found a place in Minsk where they can express themselves, but still feel they are being monitored closely by the KGB.
As the rallies in Belarus grow each week, the government has begun to crack down. But protesters are not deterred and have started making homemade DVDs of police brutalities.
Despite President Lukashenka’s threats to put an end to the demonstrations occurring in Belarus, young activists are expanding the pro democracy movement on social networking sites.
Protesters are using technology to fight against the Belarusian government crackdown.
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Jason Motlagh were arrested by Belarussian police while reporting from the country.
In Minsk, during the worst economic crisis since the fall of the USSR, youth take to the streets to protest Lukashenko, seeking a revolution through social media. Will the rest of Belarus join them?
Young Belarussians are protesting President Lukashenka's economic policies by hosting clapping protests every week.
Thousands of young Belarusians are protesting in the streets and on social networking sites against President Lukashenko's policies.
Thousands of Belarusians have participated in "flash-mob" clapping rallies in Minsk to protest president Lukashenko's reckless economic policies.
A gathering economic crisis in Belarus is bringing a new generation out into the streets.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Pulitzer Center reporting projects on Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, and Iraq.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.