Belarus Authorities Switch on Automatic Blocking of Anonymizers

The state enterprise on supervision of electronic communications BelGIE launched the system of automatic search for anonymizers.

Aliaksandr Alesin 14.12.2015

Human Rights Defenders Appeal to Close the Case of Aliaksandr Alesin

In a joint address to the authorities on December 9, Belarusian human rights defenders call on the government to close down politically motivated cases, among them the case of the observer Aliaksandr Alesin, and to stop persecution of journalists of Belsat TV and Radio Racyja.


Reporters without Borders Award Two Belarusian Journalists

Organization “Reporters Without Borders” in Austria honored two Belarusian journalists – Natallia Radzina, the chief editor of the website, and Yahor Martsinovich, the deputy editor of the newspaper "Nasha Niva", – with the 2015 International Press Freedom Awards.


Nobel Lecture by Sviatlana Alexievich

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Валянцін Стэфановіч Валер Шчукін Зміцер Лукашук 07.12.2015

BAJ Members Awarded with Human Rights Prize

The Belarusian Human Rights Award, in nominations Personality, Human Rights Defender of the Year and Human Rights Journalist, was presented today in Minsk; two BAJ members became the awardees.

Журналіст-фрылансер ААН Белсат Шчыракова Гомель 07.12.2015

Freelance Journalist Complains to UN Human Rights Committee

Larysa Shchyrakova, a freelance journalist and representative of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) in Homieĺ, has complained to the UN Human Rights Committee about the violations of her right to receive and disseminate information (freedom of expression), and the right to defense in court (a fair trial).


Sviatlana Alexievich Presents Her First Dictaphone to Nobel Museum

On December 6, Sviatlana Alexievich visited the Nobel Museum in Stockholm. She presented her first voice recording machine to the Nobel Museum as a gift, wrote on Facebook Stefan Ericsson, who acts as a spokesperson for the writer while she is in Sweden.


Belarusian TV Channels Won’t Broadcast the Nobel Prize Ceremony

The Belarusian TV and Radio Company, and main Belarusian TV channels ONT and STV are not planning to broadcast the Nobel Award Ceremony where the Belarusian writer Sviatlana Alexievich will receive the Nobel Prize in literature.


Photo Project: About the War, Against the War

"Commemorative Picture" - this is the title for the photo project about soldiers fighting in Eastern Ukraine, made by photo journalist, BAJ member Alexander Vasiukovich.