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Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2018 (chart)

05.09.2018 Source: Press service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists

The list includes incidents which the Belarusian Association of Journalists regards as violations of journalists' rights, committed by representatives of the authorities.

No Date

Kind of violation

City

Name of journalist

Circumstances

1

10.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Pastavy

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 25 basic units (612.5 BYN). Pastavy district court. Judge Natalia Maksimovich.

2

11.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 40 basic units (980 BYN).

3

18.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Lida

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 30 basic units (735 BYN). Judge Siarhei Pipko

4

18.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Svetlahorsk

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 50 basic units (1 225 BYN). Judge Ruslan Tsaruk.

5

18.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Svetlahorsk

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 45 basic units (1102.5 BYN). Judge Ruslan Tsaruk.

6

18.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Buda-Kashaliova

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 46 basic units (1 127 BYN). Judge Uladzimir Prakapenka.

7

31.01.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dokshytsy

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) and a fine of 40 basic units (980 BYN). Judge Viachaslau Yeliseyenka.

8

09.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Larysa Shchyrakova

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Homel district court issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN). Shchyrakova is also fined 2 base amounts (49 BYN) for failing to appear in court (art. 24.6 of the Administrative Code).

9

19.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Vitebsk

Vital Skryl

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Kastrychnitski district court of Vitebsk. A fine of 24 base amounts (588 BYN).

10

19.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Vitebsk

Uladzimir Luniou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Kastrychnitski district court of Vitebsk. A fine of 24 base amounts (588 BYN).

11

19.02.2018

Administrative case, beating

Minsk

Andrus Kozel

Kozel was beaten by police officers at a polling station in Minsk. He spent a night in Akrestsin detention center. Administrative report for disobeying the police. Centralny district court of Minsk sent the case back for revision. Kozel was released from custody.

12

19.02.2018

Search

Rahachou

Dzianis Dashkevich

Police search was conducted in the private apartment, owned by Dzianis Dashkievich, the editor of vrogacheve.ru news Web-site.

13

20.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Lida

Andrus Kozel

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN) by Lida Disctrict Court. The judge – Uladzimir Fedarovich

14

20.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Lida

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN) by Lida Disctrict Court. The judge – Uladzimir Fedarovich.

15

22.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Vitebsk

Uladzimir Luniou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 24 base amounts (588 BYN) by Vitebsk City Court. The judge – Ilya Belavus. 

16

22.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Vitebsk

Vital Skryl

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 24 base amounts (588 BYN) by Vitebsk City Court. The judge – Ilya Belavus. 

17

28.02.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Kalinkavichy

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Kalinkavichy district court issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN). Judge Sviatlana Kuheika. 

18

03.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

The fine was dismissed by the regional court

Brest

Ales Liauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN) by Lida Disctrict Court. The judge – Ruslan Karaban.

19

05.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dziarzhynsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN) by Dziarzhynsk Disctrict Court. Judge Ina Shaiko.

20

05.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dziarzhynsk

Andrus Kozel

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN) by Dziarzhynsk Disctrict Court. Judge Ina Shaiko.

21

06.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Sharkaushchyna

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 23 base amounts (563.5 BYN) by Sharkoushchyna District Court. The judge – Aksana Tabola.

The decision overturned by the appeal court.

22

07.03.2018

Administrative case, physical assault, fine

Minsk

Andrus Kozel

Administrative report for disobedience to police officers (23.4 of the Administrative Code of Belarus). Judge Ivan Kastsian fined the journalist 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

23

07.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for slandering road police officers (Article 9.2 of the Administrative Code).  The journalist was fined 10 base amounts (245 BYN) by Homel Chyhunachny District Court. The judge – Dzmitry Dziaboy.

24

12.03.2018

Administrative case

Vitebsk

Alena Shabunya

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

25

12.03.2018

Administrative case

Vitebsk

Viachaslau Lazarau

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

26

14.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Homel District Court punished freelance journalist Kastus Zhukousky for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) by 25 base amounts (612,5 BYN).

27

14.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Andrei Tolchyn

Homel District Court punished freelance journalist Andrei Tolchyn for working without accreditation for foreign media (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code) by 25 base amounts (612,5 BYN). 

28

23.03.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The journalist was fined 30 base amounts (735 BYN) by Frunzenski City District Court of Minsk. The judge – Andrei Malechka.

29

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Halina Abakunchyk

Detained after the concert on the Freedom Day in Minsk.  Released from the Centralny district police department four hours later without the police report.

30

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Lubou Luniova

Detained on the Jakub Kolas Square from where an unauthorized rally should have started.  Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department.  Released without the police report.

31

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Stanislau Ivashkevich

Detained on the Jakub Kolas Square from where an unauthorized rally should have started.  Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department. Released without the police report.

32

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Ihar Illyash

Detained on the Jakub Kolas Square from where an unauthorized rally should have started.  Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department Released without the police report.

33

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva

Detained on the Jakub Kolas Square from where an unauthorized rally should have started. Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department. Released without the police report. Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department.  Released without the police report.

34

25.03.2018

Detention

Minsk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Detained on the Jakub Kolas Square from where an unauthorized rally should have started.  Held for several hours in the Centralny district police department Released without the police report.

35

25.03.2018

Detention

Vitebsk

Uladzimir Luniou

Detained by traffic police. The car was checked.  A written explanation was taken in the Piershamajski district police department in Vitsiebsk.  Released three hours later.

36

25.03.2018

Detention

Dziarzhynsk

Andrus Kozel

Detained by traffic police.  Had his blood alcohol level checked in the mental hospital in Sienitsa.  Released without the police report.

36

25.03.2018

Detention

Dziarzhynsk

Volha Chaichyts

Detained by traffic police.  Released without the police report.

37

25.03.2018

Detention

Lepel

Tatsiana Smotkina

was detained in Lepel. A questioning report was drawn up.  Released.

38

02.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Hanna Aziemsha

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunya decided to impose a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

39

02.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Krauchuk

 Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunya decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

The decision overturned by the appeal court.

40

02.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Maria Artsybashava

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunya decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).
The decision overturned by the appeal court.

41

02.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Alexander Barazenka

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunya decided to impose a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

42

10.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Hanna Aziemsha

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Sviatlana Miatlionak decided to impose a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

43

10.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Alexander Barazenka

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Sviatlana Miatlionak decided to impose a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

44

14.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Krauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Alena Niakrasava decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

45

14.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Alena Niakrasava decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

46

20.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Karelichy

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Iryna Kasko decided to impose a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

47

20.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Karelichy

Andrus Kozel

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Iryna Kasko decided to impose a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

48

20.04.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Hlybokaye

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Andrei Tarasevich issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

49

02.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Alesia Osipava decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

50

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunia issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

51

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Krauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunia issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

52

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Ivan Kastsian issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

53

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Iryna Arakhouskaya

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Ivan Kastsian issued a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

54

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Maria Artsybashava

 Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunya decided to impose a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

55

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Krauchuk

 Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Viktoria Shabunia issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

56

07.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Ivan Kastsian issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

57

10.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Ales Liauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Maskouski district of Brest Raisa Labacheuskaya issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

58

12.05.2018

Inspection of the apartment, seizure of equipment

Brest

Siarhei Piatrukhin

As a result of police inspection of the apartment, the police seized the blogger's laptop,  tablet, phone and camera.

59

14.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Hrodna

Pavel Mazheika

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Dzmitry Bubenchyk issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

60

23.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). Judge Vera Halaukova decided to impose a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

61

28.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Kalinkavichy

Larysa Shchyrakova

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Kalinkavichy district court issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN). Judge Sviatlana Kuheika.

 

62

29.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Mahiliou

Alina Skrebunova

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The judge of the Leninski district court of Mahiliou Tatsiana Kastsiuk issued a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

 

63

29.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Mahiliou

Yauhen Hlushkou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code). The judge of the Leninski district court of Mahiliou Tatsiana Kastsiuk issued a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

64

31.05.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dokshytsy

Tatsiana Smotkina

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Dokshytsy district court of Minsk Viachaslau Yeliseyenka imposed a fine of 30 basic amounts (735 BYN).

 

65

04.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

The judge of the court of Homel region Tamara Zastaunetskaya punished freelance journalist maximum fine under Part. 2, Art. 22.9 of the Administrative Code - 50 base amounts (1 225 BYN).

 

66

06.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Centralny district court of Homel Judge Viktar Kazachok freelance journalist in four administrative reports 40 base amounts -- 980 BYN, respectively.

 

67

07.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Kalinkavichy

Kastus Zhukousky

Kalinkavichy district court imposed a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN) under Article 22.9 part 2 of the Administrative Code.

 

68

11.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Hlybokaye

Tatsiana Smotkina

 Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Hlybokaye district court Judge Ludmila Vashchanka imposed a fine of 35 basic amounts (835.5 BYN).

 

69

11.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Hlybokaye

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Hlybokaye district court Judge Ludmila Vashchanka imposed a fine of 35 basic amounts (835.5 BYN)

 

70

26.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court Vera Halaukova imposed a fine of 35 basic amounts  (835.5 BYN)

 

71

28.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court of Minsk Ivan Kastsian imposed a fine of 30 basic amounts (735 BYN).

 

72

28.06.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court of Minsk Ivan Kastsian imposed a fine of 30 basic amounts (735 BYN).

 

73

07.07.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

A fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

74

09.07.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Rechytsa

Larysa Shchyrakova

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Rechytsa district court Sviatlana Pyrkh imposed a fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

75

11.07.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court of Homel Alexander Piskunou imposed a fine of 30 basic amounts (735 BYN).

 

76

13.07.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Ales Silich

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Alena Niakrasava imposed a fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

77

25.07.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dziarzhynsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Siarhei Krupets imposed a fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

78

06.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Biaroza

Tamara Shchapiotkina

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Biaroza district court Alena NIamkova issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

 

79

09.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court of Minsk Ivan Kastsian imposed a fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

80

09.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Centralny district court of Minsk Ivan Kastsian imposed a fine of 40 basic amounts (980 BYN).

 

81

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk, Zhodzishki (Hrodna region)

Tatsiana Karaviankova.

BelaPAN journalist The police searched her home and the home of her parents Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. Status of a defendant

 

82

07.08.2018

Detention

Minsk

Andrei Serada

BelaPAN journalist Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

83

07.08.2018

Detention, search Criminal charges

Minsk

Maryna Zolatava

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment, bank cards, money (?). Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. Case reсlassified to Art. 425 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a suspect.

 

84

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Hanna Kaltyhina

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a suspect.

 

85

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Ulyana Babayed

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

86

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Halina Ulasik

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

87

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Dzmitry Bobryk

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

88

07.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Hanna Yermachonak

Chief Editor of Tut.by. Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

89

07.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Yauheniya Beraziuk

Former editor of Tut.by. Search at home (not confirmed). Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

90

07.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Ludmila Chekina

Detention, interrogation

 

91

08.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Aliaksei Zhukau

Belarusy i Rynak web editor Search at home.  Police seized equipment. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

92

08.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Aryna Zhukava

Search at home.  Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

93

08.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Ihar Khmara

Realt.by journalist Search at home.  Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

94

08.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Maria Saroka

Realt.by journalist Search at home.  Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

95

08.08.2018

Detention, search

Minsk

Alena Maslouskaya

Realt.by journalist Search at home.  Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code.

 

96

08.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Uladzislau Kuletski

Realt.by journalist Search at home.  Detention, interrogation as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

97

08.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Paulyuk Bykouski

freelance reporter for Deutsche Welle, media expert Search at home.  Police seized all electronic equipment from the family, and bank cards as well as bank cards of his wife Voha Bykouskaya. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

98

09.08.2018

Detention, search The criminal case was later requalified as an administrative case with a fine and reimbursement of damages.

Minsk

Iryna Leushyna

BelaPAN editor. Search at home. Police seized equipment. Detention for 72 hours, interrogated as part of the case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code. The status of a defendant.

 

99

15.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Luninets

Yauhen Skrabets

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Luninets district court of Minsk Mikhail Dzenisovich imposed a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

100

23.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Aktsiabrski

Andrei Pavuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Aktsiabrski district court judge Ludmila Harmash issued a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

101

30.08.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Biaroza

Tamara Shchapiotkina

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Biaroza district court judge Natallia Minchanka imposed a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

102

04.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Iryna Arakhouskaya

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Ivan Kastsian (Centralny district court of Minsk) issued a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

103

04.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Braslau

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Braslau district court judge Aliaksandr Viazitski issued a fine of 36 base amounts (882 BYN).

 

104

05.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Smaliavichy

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Smaliavichy district court judge Kazlouski imposed a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

 

105

10.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dziarzhynsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Dziarzhynsk district court Ina Shaiko imposed a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

106

11.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

The judge of Minsk district court Siarhei Shatsila imposed a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

 

107

11.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Baranavichy

Tamara Shchapiotkina

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Baranavichy district court judge Yuliana Shcherba issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

108

11.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Savetski district court of Minsk issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

109

11.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Ales Silich

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Ivan Nieumiarzhytski issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

 

110

21.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Alesia Osipava issued a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

111

11.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Babruisk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Alena Hormash issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

112

28.09.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Slonim

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Aksana Anufrenia issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

113

24.10.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Kamianets

Ales Liauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Kaminets district court judge Aksana Skel issued a fine of 50 base amounts (1,225 BYN).

 

114

24.10.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Kamianets

Milana Kharytonava

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Kaminets district court judge Aksana Skel issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

115

25.10.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Buda-Kashaliova

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Kanstantsin Skoryn (Buda-Kashaliova district court) issued a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

116

31.10.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Yauhen Skrabets

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

The judge of the Leninsky district court of Brest Alena Karpava imposed a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

117

01.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Buda-Kashaliova

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of Buda-Kashaliova district court Uladzimir Prakapenka imposed a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN). The trial was held in absense of the journalist.

 

118

02.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Yauhen Skrabets

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Leninski district court of Brest issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

 

119

02.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Milana Kharytonava

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Leninski district court of Brest issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

 

120

02.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Ales Liauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Leninski district court of Brest issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

 

121

05.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Biaroza

Tamara Shchapiotkina

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Biaroza district court judge Natallia Vakulchyk issued a fine of 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

 

122

08.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Centralny district court of Homel judge Viktar Kazachok issued a fine of 30 base amounts (735 BYN).

 

123

13.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Svetlahorsk

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Ruslan Tsaruk (Svetlahorsk district court) issued a fine of 50 base amounts (1, 225 BYN).

 

124

13.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Svetlahorsk

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge Ruslan Tsaruk (Svetlahorsk district court) issued a fine of 50 base amounts (1, 225 BYN).

 

125

14.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Brest

Milana Kharytonava

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Judge of the Maskouski district court of Brest Raisa Labacheuskaya issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).

 

126

15.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Kastus Zhukousky

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Centralny district court of Homel judge Andrei Susla issued a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

127

15.11.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Homel

Andrei Tolchyn

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Centralny district court of Homel judge Andrei Susla issued a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

128

10.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Dziarzhynsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Dziarzhynsk district court judge Tatsiana Fiadchuk issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

129

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Volha Chaichyts

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Pershamaiski district court of Minsk judge Sviatlana Charapovich issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

130

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Kavaliou

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Centralny district court of Minsk judge Ivan Kastsian issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

131

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Fined 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

132

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Fined 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

133

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Lubou Buyanava (Luniova)

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Fined 35 base amounts (857.5 BYN).

 

134

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Iryna Arakhouskaya

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Pershamaiski district court of Minsk judge Hanna Ihnatsyeva issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

135

14.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Siarhei Krauchuk

Administrative report for contribution to foreign media without accreditation (Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code).

Pershamaiski district court of Minsk judge Tatsiana Linnik issued a fine of 40 base amounts (980 BYN).

 

136

22.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Minsk

Dziyana Seradziuk

Administrative report for violation of Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (participation in an unauthorized mass event).

Centralny district court of Minsk judge Ivan Kastsian issued a fine of 20 base amounts (490 BYN).

 

137

24.12.2018

Administrative case, a fine

Hlybokaye

Zmitser Lupach

Administrative report for violation of Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (participation in an unauthorized mass event).

Judge of the Hlybokaye district court Ludmila Vashchanka issued a fine of 25 base amounts (612.5 BYN).