Press conference. Repressions against doctors in Belarus amidst COVID-19 pandemic

November 18, 2020 13:10

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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