Journalism is not a crime! Video of solidarity action organized by BAJ and LUJ in Vilnius

11.05.2023 Source: BAJ Press Service

33 names, 33 journalists behind bars, 33 portraits in the center of Vilnius... In order to draw attention to the situation of the media, on May 3 Belarusian and Lithuanian journalists started a marathon in solidarity with imprisoned Belarusian journalists.

The action was supported by the European Federation of Journalists. To learn more about the journalists behind bars, read their stories here.

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BAJ calls on colleagues all over the world to support the solidarity action!

You can print portraits of imprisoned colleagues, take pictures with them in recognizable places of your city and publish them on social media with the tags #СвабодуЖурналістам and #BecauseTheJournalist, and also send us to baj@baj.by.


Belarusian media workers behind bars. Portraits