Press conference. Repressions against doctors in Belarus amidst COVID-19 pandemic
An unprecedented situation is developing in Belarus: medical workers are subjected to reprisals, dismissals and detentions right during the COVID-19 pandemic for opposing violence and joining the protests in support of their detained colleagues. Why do doctors protest? How does the Belarusian Medical Solidarity Foundation work?
- Andrey Tkachov, coordinator of the Belarusian Medical Solidarity Foundation
- Yulia Matusevich, a former lecturer at the Belarusian State Medical University and a nurse
The online press conference took place on November 19th at 4 PM Minsk time (2 PM CET).
Organizers: Belarus in Focus Information Office and Press Club Belarus.
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