May 23, Mahiliou organization of BAJ addressed Mahiliou regional executive committee, Mahiliou city authorities and the city police department.
Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage.
The Belarusian Association of Journalists calls on the Prosecutor General, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee and the Interior Minister to personally oversee the investigation.
"Reporters without borders" urge belarusian authorities to stop persecution of independent journalists
Belarus journalists fined nearly 50 times already this year.
Economic Court of Minsk refused to consider the appeal to invalidate the non-normative legal act issued by the Ministry of Information ruling to restrict access to Charter'97 website.
Names of journalists, judges, dates, sums of fines imposed on journalists in 2014 - 2018 for administrative article 22.9 (unlawful production and distribution of mass media products).
A working group meeting preceding the second reading of a draft law on ‘Amendments to the Law ‘On Mass Media’ was held at the Standing Committee on Human Rights, National Relations, and Mass Media on May 8, 2018.
The Central City District Court of Minsk considered 6 cases on administrative charges against freelance journalists, who cooperate with ‘Belsat’ TV channel, within one day of May 7th. All of them were fined.
On the eve of the World Press Freedom Day 2018 (WPFD), the European Federation of Journalists expresses its solidarity with prosecuted journalists in Belarus.