The state enterprise on supervision of electronic communications BelGIE launched the system of automatic search for anonymizers.
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.
Organization “Reporters Without Borders” in Austria honored two Belarusian journalists – Natallia Radzina, the chief editor of the charter97.org website, and Yahor Martsinovich, the deputy editor of the newspaper "Nasha Niva", – with the 2015 International Press Freedom Awards.
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.
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).
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.
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.
"Commemorative Picture" - this is the title for the photo project about soldiers fighting in Eastern Ukraine, made by photo journalist, BAJ member Alexander Vasiukovich.