After Hasty Detention and Release, Journalist Still Goes to Questionings

It’s been a month since the military affairs analyst Aliaksandr Alesin was released under recognizance from the KGB detention. The press service of BAJ took an interview with the journalist about developments in the case.


Lohvinau Bookstore Fined

If the court decision comes into legal force, the bookstore will go bankrupt.


Mass Media Week in Belarus Info-posting December 22, 2014 – January 4, 2015

On December 22, BAJ appealed to the Prosecutor General, the department on cyber-crimes of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Operative Analytical Center under auspices of the President, asking to investigate massive blocking of several websites in Belarus, to find those guilty and hold them accountable, and to restore access to the websites affected. BAJ underlined that the blocking violated citizens’ rights and lawful interests guaranteed by the Constitution of Belarus, the Criminal and Administrative Codes of Belarus.


Figures of the year

105 million rubles for fines, 60 million euro of state budget support to mass media, 14 administrative cases and 29 detentions – year 2014 in figures of the monitoring service of BAJ.