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November 3, 2020

Belarus : "We will all be arrested. It's only a question of knowing when?"

How you keep reporting during a revolution that is being crushed? Journalist Andreï Vaitovich covered the Belarusian presidential election and protests. He filmed a report for the French TV current affairs programme "Envoyé Spécial" and tells us what it was like.

Since President Alexander Lukashenko’s disputed reelection on 9 August, widely condemned as fraudulent, RSF has logged more than 290 detentions of journalists. Andreï Vaitovich has continued his mission of information, despite the violent crackdown of the authorities who are trying to muzzle the press in order to stifle the protest movement: