Archive

13.06.2017

BAJ Moves to a New Office

From June 19, the office of the Belarusian Association of Journalists  will be open at Kalvaryiskaya 16, office 265 (3rd floor). The closest metro station is Frunzenskaya.

30.05.2017

Investigative Committee Replies to BAJ’s Appeal Regarding Regnum Case

The Investigative Committee considers that it is too early to hold a press conference concerning the case of three journalists who had written for Regnum. Meanwhile, the agency said not a single word on the “patriots’ case”. This is what arrived in reply to BAJ’s petition filed on May 11.

23.05.2017

Journalist Fined for Insulting Traffic Policeman

On May 22, the Maladzechna district court imposed a fine of 300 BYN on Siarhei Zianko, a journalist of the local news portal Kraj.by, as a moral damage compensation for spreading lies and insulting a traffic policeman.

11.05.2017

BAJ Urges State Bodies to Provide Info on Patriots’ Case

The Belarusian Association of Journalists filed a petition to the Investigative Committee, the General prosecutor’s office and the KGB, demanding to hold a press conference for all mass media and present official information concerning the investigation into the criminal cases widely discussed lately, the so-called cases of “Bely Legion” and the “case of patriots”.

11.05.2017

Killing Pavel: Investigation of the Assasination of Pavel Sheremet

The editorial office of the civil Slidstvo. Info jointlly with the international network of investigative journalists OCCRP presented a movie about the murder of the famous journalist.

Названыя лаўрэаты конкурсу “Вольнае слова” 03.05.2017

Free Word Winners Announced on Press Freedom Day

BAJ joins celebrations of the World Press Freedom Day and expresses words of support and gratitude to those who stick to principles of professional and conscientious journalism.

Віцебскі абласны суд не задаволіў касацыйныя скаргі блогеркі Юліі Гранковай, аштрафаванай за стрым у “Одноклассники” 28.04.2017

Social Net Live Stream Results in a Fine for a Zoo Activist

On April 26, the Viciebsk region court upheld the decision of the Orsha court to fine a local environment activist for a live stream on the social net Odnoklassniki.

Алеся Любянчука пакаралі штрафам 20.04.2017

Belsat Cameraman Fined for "Cursing" at the Police

For two days, the Pershamayski district court was hearing the case of Ales Liubianchuk, cameraman of Belsat who was detained at the office of Belsat on the day of searches. Judge Yury Harbatouski fined the reporter for 25 b.a. (575 BYN) allegedly for speaking obscene language at the police department.