The criminal investigation was launched against ABW.by editor-in-chief Yulia Mudreuskaya and the special projects editor Yury Gladchuk, reports Reform.by.
Vacancy: Senior Digital Editor, Digital Video Producer, Graphics Editor and Journalist
On 15 June, the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk pronounced a verdict for Aksana Kolb, Novy Chas editor-in-chief. She got 2.5 years of imprisonment in an open correctional facility.
Photographer Yauhen Yerchak was detained in Minsk on June 13. A “penitential video” and photos of the search were circulated by pro-government Telegram channels.
Repressions against journalists in Belarus, 2021 (chart) Figures of the year. Repression of media and journalists in Belarus in 2021
MASS MEDIA IN BELARUS E-NEWSLETTER No.1 (68) 2022 January – April 2022 . Download PDF
MINSK -- A court in Minsk has sentenced sociologist Tatsyana Vadalaskaya to a lengthy prison sentence while prosecutors in another case have recommended a harsh sentence for journalist Aksana Kolb on charges related to protests against the disputed results of a presidential election in August 2020 that handed authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka a sixth term in power.
MINSK -- Four journalists from the banned BelaPAN news agency have gone on trial in Minsk as the Belarusian government continues to crack down on independent media following mass protests sparked by a disputed presidential election in August 2020 that handed victory to authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka.