Journalist Fined for Contribution to Belsat in Pinsk

22.03.2017 Source: Press service of BAJ

Wednesday morning, Viktar Yarashuk was detained in Pinsk by plain-clothed persons and taken to te police department.


At the police department, an administrative report was compiled against him according to art. 22.9 (violation of the procedure for production and distribution of mass media products). Straightaway, the journalist was taken to the Pinsk district court, the judge heard the case and fined the journalist for 40 basic amounts (920 BYN). Viktar Yarashuk will appeal the decision.

Repressions against journalists in Belarus in 2017 (Chart, updated)