Journalist Dzianis Ivashyn detained in Hrodna. Police search his home

13.03.2021 Source: Прэс-служба ГА "Беларуская асацыяцыя журналістаў"

Journalist Dzianis Ivashyn was detained in his apartment at about 6 p.m. Before that, a blue minivan parked near the apartment block.

The search of journalist Dzianis Ivashin ended late at night, Dzianis was placed in the KGB detention center.

Now there are 10 journalists  behind bars in Belarus.

Ivashyn's mother says he was detained by KGB officers. They are searching the apartment.

Ivashyn is an investigative journalist. In Belarus, he workes with the Novy Chas newspaper. The last article that he published in Novy Chas was about former Ukrainian "Berkut" (riot police) officers successfully landed  jobs in Belarusian police forces.

He is also a journalist and editor of the Belarusian service of InformNapalm website.

BAJ demands immediate release of Dzyanis Ivashin and all journalists! We will continue to monitor the situation in Grodno.