Category: Central/Eastern Europe

China waging global ‘hybrid war’: Beijing’s mass surveillance for secrets and scandal

     

The personal details of millions of people around the world have been swept up in a database compiled by a Chinese tech company with reported links to the country’s military… Read more »

‘The barrier of fear has broken’: What’s next for Belarus?

     

In response to Belarus’s latest stolen election, the democratic opposition has adopted three principles of protest, writes Sławomir Sierakowski, a Polish political analyst, and founding leader of Krytyka Polityczna (Political… Read more »

Preempting democracy again? ‘Civil society surge’ precedes Belarus election

     

Police in Belarus have arbitrarily arrested journalists, bloggers, and political activists ahead of the August 9, 2020 presidential election and pressed charges against two potential candidates, Human Rights Watch said… Read more »