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Minsk Police Raid and Search BELSAT Office on Slander Charges  The office has been crushed 09.04.2019

Minsk Police Raid and Search BELSAT Office on Slander Charges. The office has been crushed

In the morning of April 9 the police came to the office of Belsat TV channel with a search warrant from the Investigation Committee. Recently, we do not have information about the criminal proceedings that the search is part of.

03.04.2019

Hrodna to Be Twinned with Nur-Sultan — Hrodna.life Threatened Litigation for April Fools' Joke

Hrodna.life published a joke on April Fools' Day, and local ideologists seemed not to understand the joke.

Immediately stop prosecution of blogger Siarhei Piatrukhin 02.04.2019

Immediately stop prosecution of blogger Siarhei Piatrukhin

Joint statement by human rights and other civil society organizations.

Police Suspect Blogger Andrei Pavuk of Bomb Hoax,  Ask People Not to Help Him. 25.03.2019

Police Suspect Blogger Andrei Pavuk of Bomb Hoax, Ask People Not to Help Him

Blogger Andrei Pavuk is a suspect in a criminal case under Art. 340 Part 1 of the Criminal. He is suspected of a false report on a bomb in the building of Aktsiabrski  district executive committee. The police seized all computer equipment and devices from Andrei.

 Belarus authorities set to make us stop contributing to Belsat — journalist 25.03.2019

Belarus authorities set to make us stop contributing to Belsat — journalist

Brest-based journalists Ales Lyauchuk and Milana Kharytonava were found guilty of illegal production and distribution of media products, i.e. for contributing to Belsat TV.

Harlem Désir: There Are Brave Journalists Ready to Fight for the Diversity of Opinions in Belarus 19.03.2019

Harlem Désir: There Are Brave Journalists Ready to Fight for the Diversity of Opinions in Belarus

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir has started a visit to Minsk by meeting with the leadership of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and representatives of non-state media.

BelTA Case:  Facts, lists, related links 07.03.2019

BelTA Case: Facts, lists, related links

The Investigative Committee has instigated on the criminal case under Art. 349 Part 2 of the Criminal Code (unauthorized access to computer information, made of other personal interest that results in substantial harm). Guilty: Zolatava to Pay a Fine and BelTA Costs Statement of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian Pen Center on Conviction of Maryna Zolatava

Women in front! 05.03.2019

Women in front!

UN Member states acknowledged in the 1995 Beijing platform the important role media plays in shaping the public’s perception of women in society and their role in the advancement of women, but recent studies highlight how little progress has been made and the continued use of gender-based stereotypes in the media. 

Statement of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian Pen Center on Conviction of Maryna Zolatava 05.03.2019

Statement of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian Pen Center on Conviction of Maryna Zolatava

On March 4 Zavadski court of Minsk imposed a fine of 7, 650 BYN and BelTA's court costs of 6, 000 BYN on Maryna Zolatava, the chief editor of the most popular Belarusian Internet portal Tut.by, for "dereliction of duty" (Art. 425 of the Criminal Code). The verdict has not become final yet.