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Police Searching Apartment of BelaPAN Chief Ales Lipai 14.06.2018

Police Searching Apartment of BelaPAN Chief Ales Lipai. Lipai was taken in for questioning by the Departamet financial investigation

The State Control Committee's Department of Financial Investigations is conducting investigative procedures.

Alexander Burakou: Some Receive President's Awards, and Some — Only Fines 11.06.2018

Alexander Burakou: Some Receive President's Awards, and Some — Only Fines

25-30-year-olds are taking the lead in newsrooms and management of media outlets.  They are  the people of different mind frame. Their values and ideas are different from those of the generation who created the independent media of modern Belarus. Journalist Alexander Burakou discusses the generation gap and why those the fighters for the freedom of speech of the 1990s have lost.

The Free Media Awards 2018 are awarded to Chai Khana, Fontanka and Belarus Partisan 08.06.2018

The Free Media Awards 2018 are awarded to Chai Khana, Fontanka and Belarus Partisan

The 2018 Free Media Awards are awarded to Chai Khana in South-Caucasus for their efforts to bring attention to under-reported news stories spanning national borders in the region, Fontanka in Russia for their coverage of ongoing and forgotten conflicts, and to the Belarussian website Belarus Partisan for their tireless investigative work, also following the murder of their editor-in-chief in 2016.

Belarus Freelance Journalists Heavily Fined in Big Numbers 30.05.2018

Belarus Freelance Journalists Heavily Fined in Big Numbers

Within a few days, the police have filed a number of reports against freelance journalists for working without accreditation. Some are already punished with heavy fines for cooperation with foreign media without accreditation.

Магілёўскія бажаўцы накіравалі звароты з асуджэннем метадаў дзеянняў супрацоўнікаў праваахоўных органаў 25.05.2018

Mahiliou BAJ Condemns Police Practices

 May 23, Mahiliou organization of BAJ addressed Mahiliou regional executive committee, Mahiliou city authorities and the city police department.

Belarusian Court Reportedly Imprisons Ukrainian Reporter 24.05.2018

Belarusian Court Reportedly Imprisons Ukrainian Reporter

Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage.

BAJ Demands to Find and Punish Attackers of Siarhei Chaly 22.05.2018

BAJ Demands to Find and Punish Attackers of Siarhei Chaly

The Belarusian Association of Journalists calls on the Prosecutor General, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee and the Interior Minister to personally oversee the investigation.

"Reporters without borders" urge belarusian authorities to stop persecution of independent journalists 18.05.2018

"Reporters without borders" urge belarusian authorities to stop persecution of independent journalists

Belarus journalists fined nearly 50 times already this year.

Economic Court of Minsk Refuses to Consider Appeal against the Ministry of Information 17.05.2018

Economic Court of Minsk Refuses to Consider Appeal against the Ministry of Information

Economic Court of Minsk refused to consider the appeal to invalidate the non-normative legal act issued by the Ministry of Information ruling to restrict access to Charter'97 website.

The Ministry of Information Failed to Share Draft Amendments to Mass Media Law THE MEETING RESULTS 08.05.2018

The Ministry of Information Failed to Share Draft Amendments to Mass Media Law THE MEETING RESULTS

A working group meeting preceding the second reading of a draft law on ‘Amendments to the Law ‘On Mass Media’ was held at the Standing Committee on Human Rights, National Relations, and Mass Media on May 8, 2018.