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Media in the Hrodna Region

25.08.2022

Media in the Hrodna Region

 

Hrodna.life

Data correct as of 26.05.2022

No.

Date

Form of repression

Description

1.

18 December 2020

Inspection by the police and the Emergencies Ministry

An unscheduled joint inspection of the Emergencies Ministry, the police, and the ideology department of the Hrodna Executive Committee took place in the editorial office of the publication.

2.

29 January 2021

Property search

The editorial office was searched as part of the case of the alleged distribution of extremist materials by the editorial office, all equipment was seized.

 3.

29 January 2021 - 19 March 2021

Administrative prosecution

Aliaksei Shota, the website editor-in-chief, was accused of publishing materials declared extremist on the website. $4,500 fine.

4.

30 May 2021

Search of editor-in-chief's home and seizure of equipment

The home of editor Aliaksei Shota was searched as part of the case of the alleged distribution of extremist materials by the editorial office, all equipment was seized.

5.

30 May 2021 - 18 June 2021

Administrative prosecution

Aliaksei Shota, the website editor-in-chief, was accused of publishing materials declared extremist on the website. $5,800 fine.

6.

1 June 2021

Search of editor-in-chief's home and seizure of equipment

The home of editor Iryna Novik was searched as part of the case of the alleged distribution of extremist materials by the editorial office, all equipment was seized.

7.

1 June 2021

Administrative prosecution

Editor Iryna Novik was accused of publishing materials declared extremist on the website. $290 fine.

8.

9 June 2021

Declaring Telegram channel content extremist

The Court in Hrodna recognized the content of the Hrodna.life Telegram channel as extremist.

9.

2 August 2021

Liquidation of media legal entity

The Hrodna Prosecutor's Office filed a claim on the liquidation of OOO Grodnomedialife.

10.

28 September 2021

Website blocking

Access to the publication's website was blocked by the decision of the Ministry of Information.

 

Newgrodno.by

No.

Date

Form of repression

Description

1.

29 January 2021

Search and seizure of equipment

The home of editor Ihar Bublikau (Remzik) was searched as part of the case of the alleged distribution of extremist materials by the editorial office, all equipment was seized.

2.

29 January 2021 - 12 March 2021

Administrative prosecution

Ihar Bublikau (Remzik), the website editor-in-chief, was accused of publishing materials declared extremist on the website. $290 fine.

 

Hazeta Slonimskaja

No.

Date

Form of repression

Description

1.

9 November 2020

Search in the editorial office

Police officers searched the editorial office and seized equipment.

2.

9 November 2020

Property search

Police officers searched the house of the newspaper publisher Hanna Valadashchuk and seized equipment.

3.

 

Administrative prosecution

The website editor-in-chief was accused of publishing materials declared extremist on the website.

 

 

 

 

 

28 April 2022

Declaring content extremist

The Leninski District Court of Hrodna recognized MOST Media's website content as extremist. The hearing took place on April 28, 2022, but the decision was added to the list of extremist materials in mid-May. Along with the website, the publication's pages on VKontakte and Facebook, as well as the Telegram channel, were recognized as extremist.[1] 

 

The Union of Poles in Belarus website

No.

Date

Form of repression

Description

1.

 

 

 

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REINCARNATED MEDIA

MOST Media

No.

Date

Form of repression

Description

1.

28 April 2022

Declaring content extremist

The Leninski District Court of Hrodna recognized MOST Media's website content as extremist. The hearing took place on April 28, 2022, but the decision was added to the list of extremist materials in mid-May. Along with the website, the publication's pages on VKontakte and Facebook, as well as the Telegram channel, were recognized as extremist.