Journalists detained while greeting colleagues released from Akrestsina detention center. They were arrested and fined
Dzianis Hancharenka and Ales Lubianchuk were detained near Akrestsina detention center. They were there to greet their colleagues who had served 11 days in jail — photographers Alexander Vasukovich and Uladz Hrydzin.
Editor-in-chief of Nasha Niva Yahor Martsinovich is suspected under Article 188 of the Criminal Code (libel). He will spend the next three days in an isolation ward.
The list includes incidents which the Belarusian Association of Journalists regards as violations of journalists' rights, committed by representatives of the authorities.
Nasha Niva journalist Natalia Lubneuskaya was wounded on August 10 -- an unknown riot policeman shot her in the leg at close range. The criminal case has still not been started, and the Investigative Committee is still conducting a "chekup".
While covering the March of Justice on Sunday in Minsk, journalist Dzianis Borshch and blogger of "Not on TV" channel Siarhei Kazlovich were detained in Minsk.
Photogphers get 11 days of jail. They covered the protests, while the court ruled they were protesters
TUT.BY's Uladz Hrydzin and Novy Chas' Alexander Vasukovich were detained on September 13. They spent three days at Akrestsina detention center before the end of the trial.
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) welcomes the agreement reached on Thursday at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to send an international expert mission to Belarus.