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Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2021 (chart)

05.06.2021 Source: BAJ Press Service

FIGURES OF THE YEAR. Repression of media and journalists in Belarus in 2020

Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2020 (chart)

In 2020, 480 detentions of journalists were recorded;
In 2020, there were 97 cases of journalists serving administrative arrests;
In 2020, journalists spent more than 1,200 days behind bars;
In 2020, after election day on August 9, at least 62 cases of physical violence against journalists were recorded.

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

The following journalists are in jail at the moment:

Katsiaryna Andreyeva
Daria Chultsova
Ihar Losik
Siarhei Hardzievich
Ksenia Lutskina
Andrei Aliaksandrau
Dzianis Ivashyn
Andrej Pachobut (Andrzej Poczobut)
Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY
Volha Loika, TUT.BY
Liudmila Chekina, TUT.BY
Alena Talkachova, TUT.BY
Anzhela Asad, TUT.BY
Iryna Rybalka, TUT.BY
Ala Lapatka, TUT.BY
Darya Danilava, RocketData, TAM.BY
Maria Novik, TUT.BY
Aliaksandr Daineka, TUT.BY
Andrei Audzeyau, TUT.BY
Katsiaryna Tkachenka, Lawyer TUT.BY — house arrest
Iryna Kastsiuchenka, Ex-Lawyer TUT.BY — house arrest
Valerija Kastsiugova, editor of "Belarusian Yearbook", analyst
Aliaksandr Ivulin, editor of Tribuna.by
Yahor Martsinovich, Nasha Niva
Andrei Skurko, Nasha Niva

Irina Lewshyna, director, editor-in-chief of BelaPAN
Dzmitry Navazhylaw, ex-director of BelaPAN

Andrei Maslovsky, former journalist of "Tribune"

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