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Aleh Hruzdzilovich
Aleh Hruzdzilovich is an award-winning journalist who works for VOA's sister network Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he covers the cases of political prisoners. Hruzdzilovich himself was arrested in 2021 while covering protests and spent nine months in a penal colony.

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Belarus Press Freedom at a Glance

157 out of 180 countries

- RSF 2023 World Press Freedom Index

26 Journalists in prison

- CPJ Prison Census 2022

Not Free

- 2023 Freedom House Freedom in the World Ranking

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CONTRIBUTOR: VOA Russian Service