Political prisoners Maryna Zolatava and Liudmila Chekina added to the “terrorist list”

20.10.2022 Source: Вясна

The State Security Committee updated the list of “persons involved in terrorist activities.” Now it includes imprisoned TUT.BY journalists: editor-in-chief Maryna Zolatava and media outlet’s CEO Liudmila Chekina.

Maryna Zolatava and Liudmila Chekina were previously charged under Art. 243 of the Criminal Code (tax evasion). However, based on the information from the KGB list, they are also accused of inciting enmity and encouraging sanctions or other actions aimed at harming the national security of the Republic of Belarus. Currently, the list numbers 934 people, 189 of them are Belarusian citizens.