Massive attack by the authorities on human rights defenders and NGOs

Viasna and other human rights defenders in Belarus under attack.


Detained Nasha Niva staff stays in custody after initial 72 hours

Nasha Niva team members — its chief editor Yahor Martsinovich, chief editor of Nasha Historia magazine Andrei Dynko, head of NN advertising and marketing department Andrei Skurko and its accountant Volha Rakovich — have not been released within 72 hours since their arrest, reports BelaPAN news agency.


Important! NN chief editor beaten during detention

Nasha Niva editor-in-chief Yahor Martsinovich was beaten during the detention, and received a head injury, reported in the editorial office of NN.


Journalists targeted by raids for second consecutive day UPDATED

Raids targeting journalists continued for a second day in Belarus on Friday.


Journalists and media searched and detained all over country

The authorities raided the homes and offices and detained my regional journalists yesterday.