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 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.
On March 21, the TV channel Belsat repeatedly applied for accreditation in Belarus.
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.
Meanwhile, legislators plan to introduce fines for storage, production, distribution and transportation of extremist materials.
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.
The freelancer from Homel Larysa Shchyrakova is being accused of illegally making the report that probably saved people’s lives.
Two independent websites, of Nasha Niva newspaper nn.by and Ezhednevnik ej.by received written warnings from the Ministry of Information.
On March 1, the Minsk City Court, judge Valer Kamisarau considered the appeal filed by TUT.by correspondent Pavel Dabravolski.