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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.

The statement of the Coordination Committee of The Belarusian National Platform the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the 2019 Belarusian parliamentary election 22.11.2019

The statement of the Coordination Committee of The Belarusian National Platform the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the 2019 Belarusian parliamentary election

Minsk 21 October 2019 The Coordination Committee of The BNP EaP CSF, in which more than 80 civil society organisations are included based on:

Journalists face numerous obstacles when covering parliamentary elections in Belarus 20.11.2019

Journalists face numerous obstacles when covering parliamentary elections in Belarus

Reporters were not allowed to shoot or were put in conditions which made it impossible to work. Here are some facts from the recent election coverage.

«Выборы продемонстрировали полное отсутствие соблюдения демократических обязательств», — заявление ОБСЕ 18.11.2019

Curbs on constitutionally guaranteed freedoms and concerns over procedural integrity tarnish early parliamentary elections in Belarus even as candidate numbers rise, international observers say

Fundamental freedoms were disregarded and the integrity of the election process was not adequately safeguarded in the early parliamentary elections in Belarus even as the number of registered candidates increased, international observers concluded in a preliminary statement published today

Coverage of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections in Belarusian Media. Report 2 14.11.2019

Coverage of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections in Belarusian Media. Report 2

On November 14, the Belarusian Association of Journalists presented the second stage of its Monitoring of the Media Coverage of the Parliamentary Elections-2019.