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Stop judicial harassment of Dzmitry Kazlou! 21.01.2020

Stop judicial harassment of Dzmitry Kazlou!

Joint statement by human rights and other civil society organizations

BelaPAN reporters banned from event with prime minister of Latvia 17.01.2020

BelaPAN reporters banned from event with prime minister of Latvia

Journalists of the largest independent news agency BelaPAN did not get accreditation to press scrum after the meeting with Latvia's Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.

Reporter banned from courtroom because of his videocamera. His colleagues submit a complaint 14.01.2020

Reporter banned from courtroom because of his videocamera. His colleagues submit a complaint

On January 9, Frunzenski distrcit court of Minsk on January 9 did not allow journalist Dzmitry Buyanau to be present during the hearing. Hanna Zhurauskaya, Assistant Court Chairman, told the guards not to let him in, as he was carrying a video camera.

Statement of the Steering Committee on the occasion of the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on ensuring the rights of citizens and the threat of loss of sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus 05.12.2019

Statement of the Steering Committee on the occasion of the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on ensuring the rights of citizens and the threat of loss of sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus

Statement of the Steering Committee on the occasion of the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on ensuring the rights of citizens and the threat of loss of sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus

After the parliamentary elections: political and media freedom in Belarus 03.12.2019

After the parliamentary elections: political and media freedom in Belarus

Following the parliamentary elections in Belarus in November, the Representation of Sweden to the EU hosted a meeting on 21 November with experts from Belarus and representatives of the EU Member States and institutions. The aim was to get an update on the impressions of how the elections were implemented and the situation for journalists.

"State media did not turn spotlight on elections as a political campaign," — BAJ presents the results of monitoring media coverage of the parliamentary elections-2019 29.11.2019

"State media did not turn spotlight on elections as a political campaign," — BAJ presents the results of monitoring media coverage of the parliamentary elections-2019

On November 28 Belarusian Association of Journalists  presented its final report of monitoring the media coverage of the parliamentary elections in 2019.

Coverage of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections in Belarusian Media Final report 28.11.2019

Coverage of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections in Belarusian Media Final report

The report summarises the findings of the monitoring of the 2019 parliamentary election coverage in Belarusian media.

Belarus journalist suspected of smuggling weed claims planting 25.11.2019

Belarus journo suspected of smuggling weed claims planting

On November 21, journalist Uladzimir Chudzyantsou was removed from a train at the Belarusian-Polish border. The authorities claim that Belarusian border guards found 0.87 grams of marijuana in his personal belongings. Moreover, a search was conducted in his flat and ‘some two packages’ were reportedly seized, the journalist’s mother said.