The journalists of Belarus in exile
Belarus is one of the most difficult countries in Europe for independent journalists to work in. Since the rigged presidential election in 2020, the journalists have been a target for the regime and at least 300 journalists have been forced into exile. Now they are struggling to cover the news in their homeland from a distance.
TUT.BY journalist Alena Talkachova released from jail
On 18 July, journalist Alena Talkachova, a defendant in the “TUT.BY case,” was released from the pre-trial detention center in Minsk, reported Volha Loika, another defendant in the case.
Intex-press journalist Yury Hantsarevich sentenced to 2.5 years in jail
The journalist was found guilty of "facilitating extremist activities" (Article 364-4, Part 1) by sending photos of military aircrafts at Baranavichy airfield to the RFE/RL Belarus Telegram channel, reports Intex-press.
EFJ: Belarus: journalist Katsiaryna Andreeva sentenced to 8 years for alleged treason
Белорусская журналистка Екатерина Андреева , корреспондент польского независимого телеканала « Белсат» , 13 июля была приговорена к восьми годам лишения свободы по обвинению в государственной измене. Европейская федерация журналистов (EFJ) осуждает эту пародию на правосудие и призывает власти Беларуси прекратить преследование и преследование работников СМИ и освободить всех журналистов, осужденных за свою работу.
Convicted journalist Katsiaryna Andrejeva sentenced again for “treason”
Journalist Katsiaryna Andrejeva was found guilty of “treason against the state” and sentenced to eight years in jail, reports the Human Rights Center “Viasna”. The trial was held in the Homel Regional Court in camera.