Investigative Committee Prolongs Inquiry into Beating Incident

On March 25, the two-month term expired given to hold an investigation into the incident when a correspondent, alongside with two protesters, was beaten in the building of the Frunzenski district court.

Discussions on possible accreditation of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish foreign minister says 23.03.2016

Discussions on possible accreditation of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish foreign minister says

Discussions on the possible accreditation in Belarus of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters Tuesday in Minsk following a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Uladzimir Makey.


Belsat Again Applies for Accreditation

On March 21, the TV channel Belsat repeatedly applied for accreditation in Belarus.

7 млн 350 тысяч штрафу – шостае сёлета пакаранне гомельскаму фрылансеру 18.03.2016

Kastus Zhukouski Fined Already Six Times

On March 17, the judge of the Mazyr district court Natallia Asadchaya fined the Homel freelancer Kastus Zhukouski for 35 basic amounts (7 million 350 thousand rubles) according to article 22.9 of the CoAV.

Дзяржаўная прэса друкуе абноўлены спіс экстрэмісцкіх матэрыялаў 17.03.2016

List of Extremist Literature Published

Meanwhile, legislators plan to introduce fines for storage, production, distribution and transportation of extremist materials.

Сабрына Бабоўскі. Як маладая дзяўчына з Берліна спрабуе развіваць беларускую журналістыку 10.03.2016

Young German Aspiring to Develop Belarusian Media

For one year already, Sabrina Bobowski has been the head of the School of Journalism at the IBB center organizing dozens of events, meetings and educational trips for journalists. Press service of BAJ talked to Sabrina about how she works to develop journalism in Belarus and to change people’s mentality.

 Журналістка зняла рэпартаж і дапамагла людзям, а праваахоўнікі вырашылі яе за гэта пакараць (+відэа) 09.03.2016

One More Administrative Report against Larysa Shchyrakova

The freelancer from Homel Larysa Shchyrakova is being accused of illegally making the report that probably saved people’s lives.


Two Websites Warned by the Information Ministry

Two independent websites, of Nasha Niva newspaper and Ezhednevnik received written warnings from the Ministry of Information.

 Штраф Дабравольскаму пакінулі ў сіле 01.03.2016

In the Beating Case, Fine against Journalist Upheld on Appeal

On March 1, the Minsk City Court, judge Valer Kamisarau considered the appeal filed by correspondent Pavel Dabravolski.