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Discrimination, Arbitrariness and Kidnapping: Homelessness in Belarus

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language: In Belarus gibt es keine Obdachlosen und keine Armut. So lautet zumindest die Staatsdoktrin der autoritären Regierung von Präsident Alexander Lukaschenko. Die Realität ist davon allerdings weit…

A villager’s life shaped by the horrors of the Chechen wars

“Masked Russian soldiers would just grab people from the street at checkpoints, take them away and shoot them. Just if they had a beard, if they had some markings on their shoulders that could stem from a gun, if they wore a traditional Muslim hat. This happened all the time.…