Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2021 (chart) Figures of the year. Repression of media and journalists in Belarus in 2021
In October-November 2021, the Belarusian Association of Journalists surveyed media representatives: those who remain in Belarus and those who were forced to leave the country. The purpose of the survey was to find out the most burning issues and needs of the Belarusian media sector today.
FIGURES OF THE YEAR. Repression of media and journalists in Belarus in 2021 In 2021, 113 detentions of journalists were recorded; In 2021, there were 29 cases of journalists serving administrative arrests; In 2021, journalists spent more than 8,733 days behind bars;
BAJ presents data on an unprecedented wave of repression against the media in Belarus.
The list includes incidents which the Belarusian Association of Journalists regards as violations of journalists' rights, committed by representatives of the authorities. 2021 — Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2021 (chart)
Names of journalists, judges, dates, sums of fines imposed on journalists in 2014 - 2020 for administrative article 22.9 (unlawful production and distribution of mass media products).