Journalist Ivan Muraujou sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

26.12.2022 Source: Служба маніторынгу Беларускай асацыяцыі журналістаў

A sentence has been passed on journalist, cameraman, and founder of Hookah No. 1 restaurant Ivan Muraujou. According to BAJ, he was found guilty of participating in an extremist formation and sentenced to 2.5 years imprisonment.

Muraujou was detained in August 2020 when he was shooting the protest for a TV channel. In September 2022, the journalist was criminally detained for working with an independent media that was declared extremist.