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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.

21.04.2021

Bonavero Institute-UNESCO MOOC on Freedom of Expression

The Bonavero Institute and UNESCO are delighted to announce a joint MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on international standards of freedom of expression. The MOOC will cover regional and international human rights law safeguards for freedom of expression, including press freedom, access to public information, safety of journalists and challenges created by the digital world. The course is free and open to legal professionals from all justice systems with an interest in human rights.

TUT.BY Journalist’s Sentence Remains Unchanged, Borisevich Will Walk Free In May 20.04.2021

TUT.BY Journalist’s Sentence Remains Unchanged, Borisevich Will Walk Free In May

On 20 April, the Minsk City Court considered the appeal against the sentence of TUT.BY journalist Katerina Borisevich. On 2 March, the Moskovsky District Court sentenced our colleague to six months in prison. The prosecutor’s office considered this decision too lenient and filed a protest. Katerina Borisevich’s defense still believes that she is innocent and insists on acquittal.

«Репортеры без границ»: Беларусь — самая опасная страна в Европе для журналистов 20.04.2021

Reporters Without Borders: Belarus Is Most Dangerous Country In Europe For Journalists

The 2021 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) which evaluates the press freedom situation in 180 countries and territories annually, shows that Belarus (down 5 at 158th) has confirmed its status as Europe’s most dangerous country for journalists. “The Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region held onto its second-to-last position in the regional rankings, in part because of events in Belarus (down 5 at 158th), where journalists were subjected to an unprecedented crackdown in an attempt to cover up the massive street protests in response to the contested presidential election result,” the report reads.

11th BAJ Congress elects Andrei Bastunets as Chair, and adds a new face to deputy chairs PHOTOS 20.04.2021

11th BAJ Congress elects Andrei Bastunets as Chair, and adds a new face to deputy chairs PHOTOS

The Congress was attended by about 60 delegates, and guests. The Congress discussed the BAJ activities over the past three years and elected BAJ governing bodies: Chairperson, 4 deputy chairs, the Board and the Council.  11th BAJ Congress / Minsk, BIG PHOTO REPORT

15.04.2021

Belarusian Deputy Proposes To Create “Information Shield” Such As China’s

Marina Vasko, the member of the Standing Committee of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly on Education, Culture and Science, suggested creating an “information shield” in Belarus following the example of China, SB. Belarus Segondya reports.