Nasta Zakharevich

Nasta Zakharevich is a Belarusian freelance journalist who specializes in the topics of feminism, ecology, urbanism and social inequality. She collaborates with Belarusian environmental online media Zeleny Portal (Green Portal), blogs on Radio Svoboda, and writes for She covered the protests in Belarus for the EFE news agency, cooperated with the portal, city magazine, wrote for a news portal, a non-profit newsroom and the international journalistic network Zakharevich is a refugee.

Alena Chekhovich

Alena Chekhovich lives and works in Minsk. She is a human rights activist, a lawyer of the Belarusian human rights organization Human Constanta. She graduated from the European Humanities University (Vilnius, Lithuania) and has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in International and European Law. Her research interests include the socio-humanitarian derivatives of globalization, international migration and mobility, international security in global and regional aspects, gender studies and environmental problems of our time.