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Maryna Zolatava, Chief Editor of TUT.BY Charged Under “BelTA case” 22.11.2018

Maryna Zolatava, Chief Editor of TUT.BY Charged Under “BelTA case”

On November 22, Maryna Zolatava , editor-in-chief of the portal TUT.BY , was served official charges.

22.11.2018

Euronews to cover Minsk's preparations for the 2nd European games

Euronews will provide coverage of Minsk's preparations for the 2nd European Games. The agreement was signed by Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) CEO George Katulin and Euronews International Sales Director Kjell Stein in Minsk on 21 November.

Гендырэктар БелТА Ірына Акуловіч: Гэта не палітычная справа, гэта справа аб паролях 20.11.2018

BAJ Asks BelTA CEO Not to Bring "BelTA Case" to Court

BelTA CEO Iryna Akulovich expressed understanding of BAJ opinion that the confrontation between the state-owned and non-state media is not good for anyone. However, Akulovich plans to wait for the end of the investigation into the BelTA case".

Fines to Belarusian Journalists for Working with Foreign Media without Accreditation INFOGRAPHICS 20.11.2018

Fines to Belarusian Journalists for Working with Foreign Media without Accreditation INFOGRAPHICS

The Belarusian authorities are more and more consistent in using the repressive tool of imposing fines on the journalists who work with foreign media without accreditation. This is a serious problem for independent journalists in Belarus. BAJ member Aliaksandr Yanusik visualized the data on the fines received by the journalists under Article 22.9 of the Administrative Code.

Harassment of journalists breaks records in Belarus – nearly 100 fines so far this year 15.11.2018

Harassment of journalists breaks records in Belarus – nearly 100 fines so far this year

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Belarusian government’s international partners to react to the surge in its persecution of journalists, with nearly 100 fines imposed already this year on reporters working for exile media – an all-time record.

14 Journalists Served Official Charges in BelTA Case 13.11.2018

14 Journalists Served Official Charges in BelTA Case

The final amount of financial damages made by the journalists to the state-owned news agency BelTA, will be given later. This is what Yulia Hancharova, official representative of the Investigation Committee, told BAJ. According to Hancharova, official charges were served to 14 people.

Targets in BelTA Criminal Investigation Served Official Charges 06.11.2018

Targets in BelTA Criminal Investigation Served Official Charges

On November 5, some suspects in the “BelTA case” were served official charges.

The Belarusian Association of Journalists held a solidarity action "Stand Up for Journalism" on November 5 06.11.2018

The Belarusian Association of Journalists held a solidarity action "Stand Up for Journalism" on November 5

The same very day some of the journalists suspected in BelTA case were served formal charges.

05.11.2018

November 5 — Stand Up for Journalists!

Since 2007, each November 5 IFJ's campaign "Stand Up for Journalism" draws attention to the main threats faced by journalists all over the world.

European Commissioner discusses EU-Belarus cooperation with human rights defenders 31.10.2018

European Commissioner discusses EU-Belarus cooperation with human rights defenders

On Wednesday, 31 October, representatives of the Belarusian non-governmental and human rights organizations met with Mr. Johannes Hahn, European Union Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy. The meeting was also attended by the EU’s official representative in Belarus, Ms. Andrea Wiktorin. Председатель Белорусской ассоциации журналистов Андрей Бастунец также принимал участие в встрече. У сустрэчы браў удзел старшыня Беларускай асацыяцыі журналістаў Андрэй Бастунец.