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15.07.2020

Journalists detained again in Minsk

In the evening of July 15, RFE/RL journalist Anton Trafimovich and BelaPAN freelance correspondent Violeta Savchyts were detained in the center of Minsk.

14.07.2020

Journalists detained while covering street protests LIST, VIDEO

Journalists who live stream street protests are being detained in Belarus in the evening of July 14th. The Belarusian Association of Journalists knows about 14 detained journalists who were doing their job.

 Attacks on journalists, bloggers and media workers in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine: 2017-2019 10.07.2020

Attacks on journalists, bloggers and media workers in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine: 2017-2019

The Justice for Journalists Foundation conduct monitoring of attacks and violations of media rights in Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia. Public association "Belarusian Association of Journalists" has prepared an analytical report on Belarus.

Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Elections in Belarusian Media. Report 1 09.07.2020

Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Elections in Belarusian Media. Report 1

The Belarusian Association of Journalists presented the interim results of monitoring the media coverage of the 2020 presidential election.

09.07.2020

Blogger Dmitry Kozlov charged under Art. 34 Criminal Code

Video blogger Dmitry Kozlov (aka Gray Cat), was formally charged on July 8, lawyer Vladimir Sazonchuk told about this Radio Liberty.

Blogger Petrukhin accused three articles Criminal Code 07.07.2020

Blogger Petrukhin accused three articles Criminal Code

Human rights activists became aware that blogger Sergei Petrukhin was charged under three articles of the Criminal Code — 342, 369 and 391.

7 ліпеня – дзень знікнення Дзмітрыя Завадскага 07.07.2020

20 Years Since Abduction of Dzmitry Zavadski

Today, 20 years turns since Dzmitry Zavadski disappeared; no body has been recovered, no full points in the criminal case. July 7 marks the 20th anniversary of the disappearance of our colleague Dmitry Zavadsky under unknown circumstances. In previous years, on July 7, we came with portraits of Dmitry to the home, where he came out that morning. But today it is impossible to guarantee the safety of colleagues while even standing silently with a portrait. But memory is impossible to kill. Steal. Detain, fine or throw for a day. Therefore, on July 7 at 12:00 we urge all colleagues to remember Dmitry Zavadsky at his workplace with a minute of silence. We remember!

Independent media advocate and journalist tell of challenges covering Belarus’s upcoming elections and coronavirus 03.07.2020

Independent media advocate and journalist tell of challenges covering Belarus’s upcoming elections and coronavirus

As Belarus’s August 9, 2020, presidential election nears with President Aleksandr Lukashenko vying to remain in power after 26 years in office, press freedom advocates say Belarusian authorities are cracking down on journalists and government critics. 

02.07.2020

Human rights defenders recognize blogger Zmitser Kazlou political prisoner

Blogger Zmitser Kzou (aka Gray Cat) charged under Article 342 Part 1 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order) was recognized political prisoner by the human rights community of Belarus.

30.06.2020

Another Belarusian blogger accused of playing part in ‘public order violations’

Dzmitry Kazlou aka Grey Cat, a Youtuber from the town of Baran, has become a defendant in a case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organisation or participation in group actions that grossly violate public order), he said in a letter to human rights defender Pavel Levinau.