Winners of the Belarus in Focus journalism competition
Held by Solidarity with Belarus Information Office in collaboration with Press Club Polska, Belarus in Focus is a competition for European journalists writing on Belarusian issues.
Winners of the Belarus in Focus journalism competition are:
The following articles have been recommended by the judging panel for publication in a Belarusian-English book resulting from the competition (authors listed in alphabetical order):
Ulrike Grus: Otherwise you go mad
Gesine Dornblueth: Is the end of Lukashenka’s regime coming soon?
James Kirchick: In Belarus, Alexander Lukashenka is Playing at Reform
James Kirchick: Mayhem in Minsk a dispatch from inside President Lukashenko’s brutal election crackdown.
Katarzyna Kwiatkowska: Black Days in Belaya Rus
Ugis Libietis: Minsk – silent protests and detention
Michal Potocki: Lukashenka’s regime in utter ruins, Belarus clutched by crisis
Shaun Walker: Bad Times in Belarus
Shaun Walker: Truth behind the pageantry: jail for dissidents in Europe’s last dictatorship
The competition winners have been invited to a workshop (February 20-21, 2011) in Warsaw. During the workshop, there will be a press conference at which winners will be presented their awards .
Many thanks to all who participated in the competition!