Liberty Lexington is a 501(c)(3) organization staffed by Washington and Lee students dedicated to reporting human rights abuses in Eurasia and pursing justice for those victimized by regimes in the region. 


Working collectively to research and report crimes committed by governments in Eurasia, Liberty Lexington will seek to inform the W&L community of atrocities in areas of the world that are often overlooked. The news outlet will work to not only notify the community of these developments but also to provide information on how the community can help.


Statement on Sources

Liberty Lexington’s writers derive their information from a collection of reputable sources including media outlets and government reports. Sources used for individual articles are cited through embedded links. Any sources used that are not embedded will be listed at the bottom of the article. Below is a list of some of our most commonly cited sources.

  • BBC
  • Human Rights Watch
  • Radio Free Europe
  • Amnesty International
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • The Associated Press
  • Reuters
  • NBC
  • The Washington Post
  • CNN