Blogger Fails in Copyright Suit against BT
On September 5, judge of the Supreme Court Viktar Koushun dismissed the lawsuit of blogger Anton Motolko against the Belarusian TV and Radio Company (BT).
Nine Articles Extremist, Court Decides in John Silver Case
On August 25, the Central district court of Minsk heard the case of Eduard Palchys, editor of the website 1863x.com who has been jailed for over half a year now under charges of inciting hatred.
Andrei Bastunets Takes Part in Media Supervisory Council
BAJ chairperson Andrei Bastunets took part in a session of the Media Supervisory Council, a public body designed to handle media issues during electoral campaigning.
Slogan Censored with TV Caption
A candidate’s slogan was changed for the opposite with the help of a caption on the video recording of his speech; the candidate to Parliament appeared on local TV with the slogan “For Belarus without Lukashenko”.
The Coverage of the 2016 Parliamentary Election in the Belarusian Media. Report 2 (25 July – 14 August, 2016)
Turkey Pledges to Observe Human Rights Standards
Turkish Ambassador to Belarus, HE Kezban Nilvana Darama, replied to the appeal of Belarusian Association of Journalists calling to safeguard the rights of the press in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.
E-NEWSLETTER: MASS MEDIA IN BELARUS Bulletin #2(48). Mass Media on the Eve of Parliamentary Elections – 2016. (April – June 2016)
Mass Media on the Eve of Parliamentary Elections – 2016
Chair of BAJ Included into Supervisory Council of CEC
The Central Electoral Commission decided to include Andrei Bastunets into the Supervisory Council tackling media issues concerning agitation before the parliamentary elections.
BAJ Backs International Urge to Respect Press Rights in Turkey
On August 1, the Board of BAJ appealed to H.E. Kezban Nilvana Darama, Turkish Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Belarus, urging to foster a culture in Turkey where press freedom is fully respected.
Officials Hide Information about Incident at Nuclear Plant Building Site
During installation, the enclosure of the future reactor weighing 330 tons fell from the height of 2 – 4 meters. The incident at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravets (Hrodna region) might have happened on July 10, reports Belsat.