Medicines not given to jailed Polish activist Andrzej Poczobut after alleged refusal to leave country

Andrzej Poczobut, a political prisoner and member of the Union of Poles in Belarus, is reportedly being deprived of necessary medicines behind bars.


OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media urges immediate and unconditional release of all detained journalists in Belarus

 The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Teresa Ribeiro, urged today the public authorities in Belarus to free all journalists and other media workers who have been sentenced, arrested or detained in the country. Most of these journalists were apprehended for their reporting on public events and other political developments in the country, reports OSCE.


Tribuna journo Dzmitry Ruto, editor Iryna Novik detained

On Tuesday morning, Belsat got information about more cases of apprehending Belarusian media workers.


Narodnaya Volya journalist jailed for 30 days

On May 28 police detained Hlafira Zhuk, a journalist from Minsk. Next evening, she was found in the Maskouski district police department, charged with violation of an Administrative Code. Later the journalist was transferred to Akrestsina detention center. On May 31 Maskouski district court of Minsk sentenced Ms Zhuk to 30 days of jail. editor released before trial 31.05.2021 editor released before trial

Alyaksei Shota had his laptop, phone, three old hard drives, and a WRW umbrella taken away.

15 человек в двухместной камере и побудка два раза за ночь: журналистка Любовь Касперович о «сутках» на Окрестина 31.05.2021

Journalist Lyubou Kaspyarovich released from jail

TUT.BY journalist Lyubou Kaspyarovich was released on Saturday, 29 May. According to her colleagues, the girl spent 15 days in the remand prison on Akrestsin Street but still was in a good mood.


Charges pressed against Sophia Sapega who had been detained with Pratasevich

Sofia Sapega has been charged under Article 130 part 3 of the Criminal Code - "incitement of racial, ethnic, religious or other social hatred or discord." She is facing up to 12 years in prison.


Pratasevich's lawyer files complaint with the Prosecutor General's Office demanding to see him

lawyer Inessa Alenskaya says she has no access to her client and insists on an urgent medical examination of Raman Pratasevich.


Belsat TV journalist Katsyaryna Andreyeva transferred to penal colony in Homiel

A few days ago, journalist Ihar Ilyash, the husband of our imprisoned collegue Katsyaryna Andreyeva, was informed that his wife was transferred to the penal colony in Homiel, where she would serve the term.

Лукашенко подписал изменения в Закон о СМИ. Что нужно знать журналистам и владельцам ресурсов 27.05.2021

Lukashenko signs mass media law amendments into law

Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed a law that amends the legislation on mass media, BelTA has learned.