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30.01.2019

High-profile case: Popular news portal chief editor to stand trial soon

The trial of Maryna Zolatava, editor-in-chief of the popular news portal TUT.BY, will start on February, 12 in Minsk.

FOJO Representative Banned from Belarus due to Russian "Black List" 26.01.2019

FOJO Representative Banned from Belarus due to Russian "Black List"

Olga Vallee, FOJO Media Institute program coordinator arrived in Minsk at the invitation of the Belarusian Association of Journalists. She was supposed to have a meeting with young journalists.

Media Representatives Join Strategy of Independent Media Sector in Belarus 26.12.2018

Media Representatives Join Strategy of Independent Media Sector in Belarus

Declaration of the Strategy of Independent Media sector in Belarus for 2019-2024 was signed in BAJ office. More than 30 people put their signatures on the document. Anyone who shares the ideas and values articulated in the Strategy can join.

BAJ Joins MEPs Letter Asking to Demand Immediate Release of Four Sakharov Prize Laureates 17.12.2018

BAJ Joins MEPs Letter Asking to Demand Immediate Release of Four Sakharov Prize Laureates

BAJ joined the letter of MEPs and Sakharov Prize winners asking the EU leaders to demand the immediate release of the four Sakharov Prize laureates.    

BelaPAN's Chief Editor Iryna Leushina Wins Belarusian Human Rights Defenders' Prize 13.12.2018

BelaPAN's Chief Editor Iryna Leushina Wins Belarusian Human Rights Defenders' Prize

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, Belarusian human rights organizations named the winners of the 2018 National Award for achievements in the field of human rights. The award ceremony took place in the new Territory of Rights public space that opened in Minsk the same day.

BAJ Representatives Discuss Main Problems of Media Freedom in Belarus with OSCE 11.12.2018

BAJ Representatives Discuss Main Problems of Media Freedom in Belarus with OSCE

On International Human Rights Day, representatives of the Belarusian Association of Journalists visited Vienna where they met with the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir and President of the Austrian branch of the Reporters without Borders Rubina Mohring.

Investigative Committee refuses to drop criminal charge against tut.by editor in chief 03.12.2018

Investigative Committee refuses to drop criminal charge against tut.by editor in chief

The criminal prosecution of BelaPAN Chief Editor Iryna Leushyna in the so-called “BelTA case” has been stopped. TUT.by editor-in-chief Maryna Zolatava remains the only accused person in the case.

 Criminal proceedings against two journalists in ‘BelTA case’ stopped 27.11.2018

Criminal proceedings against two journalists in ‘BelTA case’ stopped

On November 26, the Investigation Committee granted the petitions of journalists Uliana Babayed and Tatsyana Karavenkava to replace criminal charges with administrative liability. They were accused of unauthorized access to BelTA computer information.

Criminal Charges Against Journalists Bykouski and Kuletski Dropped +DOCUMENT 22.11.2018

Criminal Charges Against Journalists Bykouski and Kuletski Dropped +DOCUMENT

Pauliuk Bykouski informed BAJ about the dismissal of criminal proceedings. The criminal charges were reclassified reclassified under Art. 252 of the Criminal Procedure Code "in conjunction with application of administrative sanctions"