Prosecutor’s Office sends BelaPAN case to court 05.04.2022

Prosecutor’s Office sends BelaPAN case to court

The case against journalists Andrei Aliaksandrau and Iryna Zlobina, as well as BelaPAN editor-in-chief and director Iryna Leushyna and former agency director Dzmitry Navazhylau, has been sent to court by the Minsk Prosecutor’s Office.


PRNEWS.IO Took an Initiative to Support the Ukrainian Media

The PRNEWS.IO team came up with an initiative to support the Ukrainian media. The platform offers businesses to buy appearances in Ukrainian media using their catalog. To support the work of editorial offices during the war, the service has canceled fees for all media outlets owned by Ukrainian publishers.


Russia is shooting the truth about the invasion of Ukraine: losses among journalists in 20 days of war

In less than three weeks since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of our country, there are already Ukrainian and international journalists killed and injured in Ukraine.


EU must provide emergency visas for Russian and Belarusian journalists fleeing repression

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined its partners today in calling on the Member States of the European Union to set a global example of support for media freedom in crisis by extending emergency shelter and visa waivers to Russian journalists fleeing the country, as well as Belarusian journalists seeking refuge from war and repression.


Yahor Martsinovich and Andrei Skurko sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

The verdict was announced today by the judge of the Minsk Zavodski District Court Anzhela Kastsiukevich. Prosecutor Mikalai Dziatsel requested the same punishment yesterday.


Belarus authorities sentence journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich to prison; label more media ‘extremist’

Belarus authorities should reverse their recent designations of German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), local independent news site Regiyanalnaya Gazeta, and three videos by Russian blogger Yuriy Dud as “extremist”; release journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich, a former correspondent with U.S. Congress-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Belarusian service known locally as Radio Svaboda; and allow all journalists and news outlets to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday.