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.
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.
Belarusian journalist Katsiaryna Andreeva, a correspondent with the Poland-based independent broadcaster Belsat TV, has been sentenced on July 13 to eight years in prison for alleged treason charges. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) denounces this parody of justice and calls on the authorities in Belarus to stop harassing and prosecuting media workers, and release all journalists imprisoned for their work.
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.
BPN informs that the trial in the "BelaPAN case" has been suspended for at least two months.
Pro-government Telegram channels report that Dev By Media director Vital Andras is under criminal investigation.