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30.08.2021

IFJ President Younes MJahed: We strongly condemn liquidation BAJ

The Belarus Supreme Court dissolved on 27 August the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), the only independent representative organisation of journalists and media workers in Belarus and one of the country’s most prominent champions of freedom of expression. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) strongly condemn this parody of justice.

28.08.2021

European Federation of Journalists and International Federation of Journalists strongly condemn liquidation BAJ

The Belarus Supreme Court dissolved today the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), the only independent representative organisation of journalists and media workers in Belarus and one of the country’s most prominent champions of freedom of expression. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemn this parody of justice.

27.08.2021

IFEX stands with Belarusian Association of Journalists

IFEX stands with Belarusian Association of Journalists following court-ordered dissolution, calls on global community to support Belarusian rights defenders.

Белорусские власти ликвидируют Белорусскую ассоциацию журналистов (хроника, документы) 27.08.2021

Supreme Court liquidated Belarusian Association of Journalists

On August 27, according to the decision of the Supreme Court, BAJ representative "misunderstood the law", and all their arguments as to no legal grounds to sustain the liquidation claim should be considered unimportant. Judge of the Supreme Court Inesa Lazavikova.

27.08.2021

Supreme Court liquidated Belarusian Association of Journalists

According to the decision of the Supreme Court, BAJ representative "misunderstood the law", and all their arguments as to no legal grounds to sustain the liquidation claim should be considered unimportant.

20.08.2021

Minsk: Several defendants in so called Press Club Belarus case at liberty

According to our own information, Yuliya Slutskaya, the founder of Press Club Belarus, its directors Syarhei Alsheuski and Ala Sharko, cameraman Pyotr Slutski have been released from pre-trial detention centre Nr 1 in Minsk.

18.08.2021

BAJ outraged by security forces interfering in the work of BelaPAN

The Belarusian Association of Journalists is outraged by another act of severe pressure on independent media. On August 18, the office of BelaPAN news agency and the apartments of its employees were searched as part of a criminal case. Access to the company's website is blocked.

18.08.2021

BelaPAN staff searched and interrogated Accountant, director and former director of the news agency have been detained

BelaPAN news agency staff were raided in the morning of August 18. Two people were detained and placed in the detention center BelaPAN website can't be reached at belapan.by and belapan.com both from Belarus and abroad.