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EFJ and IFJ joined its affiliate BAJ in calling for Satsuk immediate release 01.04.2020

EFJ and IFJ joined its affiliate BAJ in calling for Satsuk immediate release

Siarhei Satsuk is a member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ). The European and International Federations of Journalists (EFJ/IFJ) joined its affiliate BAJ in calling for Satsuk immediate release and for the drop of all charges against him.

31.03.2020

CC BNP demands the release of Sergei Satsuk

March 25 Siarhei Satsuk a journalist and a chief editor of the «Ezhednevnik» web publishing house was detained in Minsk by members of the Financial Investigation of the State Monitoring Committee. On March 26 members of the mentioned state body seized the documents from the «Ezhednevnik» editorial office.

Siarhei Satsuk arrested and interrogated as suspect in crime 30.03.2020

Siarhei Satsuk arrested and interrogated as suspect in crime

Siarhei Satsuk, chief editor of the online publication EJ.BY, was arrested on March 25 by officers of the Department of Financial Investigations.

Journalist Siarhei Satsuk asked to publish this text in case of his arrest 30.03.2020

Journalist Siarhei Satsuk asked to publish this text in case of his arrest

A few months ago, EJ.BY chief editor, Siarhei Satsuk faced pressure from the high and the mighty and left a text with Euroradio he asked to publish in case of his arrest. He describes the reasons for his possible arrest and the threats he had received from the "messenger" — a representative of a businessman from the health care industry. On March 25, 2020, Satsuk was arrested by officers of the Financial Investigation Department of the State Control Committee of Belarus. Allegedly, he is suspected of taking a bribe.

E-NEWSLETTER ‘MASS MEDIA IN BELARUS’ #1 (60) 2020. RESULTS OF THE YEAR 2019 16.03.2020

E-NEWSLETTER ‘MASS MEDIA IN BELARUS’ #1 (60) 2020. RESULTS OF THE YEAR 2019

The general situation in the Belarusian mass media field was controversial in 2019. On the one hand, it was influenced by the overwhelming trend of reinforcing governmental control over the media space. On the other hand, due to hosting the 2nd European Games, the official authorities were pushed towards greater openness of the country. The complicated foreign policy and economic situation in Belarus, including negotiation processes with the European Union and the United States, the increasing size of external debt and pressure on the part of Russia as well as the elections to the Belarusian parliament, held on November 17, 2019, had their impact on the situation in the media field, too. 

IFJ urges media to report responsibly on Coronavirus crisis 03.03.2020

IFJ urges media to report responsibly on Coronavirus crisis

As the media coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak dominates the media all over the world, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has urged the media to report responsibly and avoid creating any unjustified panic that could worsen the situation.

Tatsiana Tkachova: If I stop loving the process, stop loving the way the cherries bloom, then it's time to die 02.03.2020

Tatsiana Tkachova: If I stop loving the process, stop loving the way the cherries bloom, then it's time to die

Tatsiana Tkachova, World Press Photo nominee in the "portrait" category shares emotions with BAJ.BY, and tells what she finds really important and how to learn photography.

Photographer from Belarus becomes World Press Photo finalist 02.03.2020

Tatsiana Tkachova among nominees for World Press Photo's Portraits

Belarusian photographer Tatsiana Tkachova has been named among the nominees for the 63rd World Press Photo award. Her photo story is nominated in the "Portrait" category. The winners will be announced on the evening of April 16 at the during the world premiere of the World Press Photo in Amsterdam.