BAJ Monitors Share Their View of the Electoral Campaign

Chairperson of BAJ Andrei Bastunets and head of the monitoring group of BAJ at the elections Ales Antsipenka are telling their views of what is going on in the media at the electoral campaign.


Chairperson of BT Gets Away with a Violation of Electoral Law

Henadz Davydzka, chairperson of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company, has started work as a proxy for Aliaksandr Lukashenka as a presidential candidate since September 10. However, on September 11 he anchored the program Editors’ Club on TV (broadcast September 13), which is a violation of law, as journalists and media officials are prohibited to report on electoral campaign in the media and are prohibited to host TV and radio programs if they are candidates’ agents.


Press Conference Introduces Adami Media Prize

The ADAMI Media Prize aims to increase media interest in the promotion of cultural diversity and to encourage networking amongst programme managers and filmmakers in Eastern Europe.


BAJ Is Twenty

On September 16, the Belarusian Association of Journalists celebrates its 20th annivesary.


Aliaxei Karol Dies aged 70

On September 12, history and politics scientist, the editor of newspaper Novy Chas Aliaxei Karol died of a serious disease.

нумар газеты “Новы Час” 09.09.2015

State Monopolist Repeatedly Refuses Services to Independent Newspaper

On August 31, the newspaper Novy Chas again requested for services of Belsayuzdruk, state distributor of printed press.


Mass Media Week in Belarus Info-posting August 17 – September 7, 2015

At the end of August, six political prisoners were released, including BAJ member Yauhen Vaskovich. Meantime, pressure on independent mass media, including prosecution under art. 22.9, denial of services and interference into work of journalists at task continued in its ordinary manner.