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Возле Дома правосудия задержали журналистку TUT.BY Любовь Касперович, она в РУВД 14.05.2021

Students’ Case Trial: Police Disperse And Detain Supporters, TUT.BY Journalist

On 14 May, the Oktyabrsky District Court of Minsk begins to consider the “case of students” who were detained last November and accused of organizing and preparing actions that grossly violate public order. There are 12 accused in total: ten students from different Minsk universities, a medical graduate and a teacher at BSUIR. For more than six months they have been in jail. By the beginning of the first session, more than a hundred people had come to the courthouse, but only some of them managed to get inside. Journalists of independent media and even some relatives of the accused had to wait outside. Police asked the crowd to disperse, after which the arrests took place.

14.05.2021

Minsk police detain photo reporter Tatsyana Kapitonava who worked at conference

On Thursday. freelance photographer Tatsyana Kapitonava was detained at Startup Family coworking in Minsk, the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) reports.

Задержанных в Могилеве журналистов поместили в изолятор 13.05.2021

Journalists trying to cover trial in Mahiliou detained and placed in custody

The Mahiliou journalists reporting on the trial of opposition activists Seviarynets, Afnahel and others to remain in jail until their own hearing.

Барановичская газета Intex-press получила еще один штраф за «экстремистское» интервью с Тихановской 07.05.2021

Ministry of Information warns Intex-press. Beldruk kiosks refuse to sell the paper

Intex-press, Baranavichy independent newspaper continues to experience pressure after publishing an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.

04.05.2021

Integrity. Strength. Yulia VIDEO

"There is nothing impossible for her" — a story about the founder of the Press Club, Yulia Slutskaya. Four months after the Belarusian presidential elections, the founder of Press Club Belarus, Yulia Slutskaya, and three members of her team —  Financial Director Sergei Olshevsky, Programme Director Alla Sharko and Yulia's son Photographer Pyotr Slutsky — were arrested on charges of tax evasion and have been remanded in prison in Minsk since December 22, 2020.

03.05.2021

Press Freedom Day in unfree country

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. This is an occasion to reflect on the fundamental human rights and freedoms, to remind the authorities of the need to respect the freedom of the press, which comes from one of the basic, natural freedoms —  freedom of speech. Unfortunately, last year the situation in the media sphere has deteriorated significantly in Belarus. 

02.05.2021

OSCE Media Freedom Representative meets with representatives of the BAJ and editors of independent media

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM), Teresa Ribeiro, met online today with representatives of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) and editors of several independent media outlets to discuss the current state of freedom of expression and media freedom in Belarus.

Интервью со Светланой Тихановской  в газете Intex-press признано экстремистскими материалами 29.04.2021

Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya's interview to Intex-press recognized extremist

Following the pledge of the Baranovichi inter-district prosecutor's office, an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya and its video published by Intex-press were recognized as extremist materials.

Intex-Press editor under administrative charges, facing criminal prosecution 22.04.2021

Intex-Press editor under administrative charges, facing criminal prosecution

The reason is an interview with Sviatlana Tikhanouskaya.