Journalist Alexander Ivulin is free!

As reports, Tribuna journalist Alexander Ivulin has been free since February 17. He has already left Belarus.


IFJ suspends Russian union

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today suspended the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ) from membership following a vote of the Federation’s global Executive Committee.

21.02.2023 texts declared extremist

Viasna HRC reported that the prosecutor of the Barysau District filed a petition to the court to recognize the information products posted on the website as extremist.


Another verdict for media worker: Yury Hladchuk handed 2.5-year sentence

Yury Hladchuk, a special projects editor at Avtobiznes portal, was sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment, a source reported to Novy Chas. At the end of February, Minsk City Court will consider the appeal against the verdict.


Intex-Press reporter detained after interrogation

An Intex-Press Publishing House staff member was detained for 72 hours.


“Trivial revenge and desire to demonstrate their control.” Yan Rudzik comments on trial

A court hearing in the case of the Nexta bloggers Stsiapan Putsila and Yan Rudzik has been scheduled at Minsk Regional Court on 16 February. They will be tried in absentia under the so-called “special proceedings”. Raman Pratasevich is also expected to attend, but his legal status – defendant or witness – has not been disclosed.

15.02.2023 TikTok page declared extremist

According to, the Ministry of Information added new items to the national list of extremist resources.


Prosecutor General's Office set to declare Belarusian Investigative Center extremist organization

Viasna Human Rights Center reports that Prosecutor General Andrei Shved lodged a legal application to the Supreme Court requesting to recognize the Belarusian Investigative Center as an extremist organization and ban its activities on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.


Malanka Media recognized as "extremist formation"

The Belarusian authorities recognized the Malanka Media project as an extremist formation. The ruling was made by the Ministry of Internal Affairs on February 15.