March 25 Siarhei Satsuk a journalist and a chief editor of the «Ezhednevnik» web publishing house was detained in Minsk by members of the Financial Investigation of the State Monitoring Committee. On March 26 members of the mentioned state body seized the documents from the «Ezhednevnik» editorial office.
Siarhei Satsuk, chief editor of the online publication EJ.BY, was arrested on March 25 by officers of the Department of Financial Investigations.
As the media coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak dominates the media all over the world, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has urged the media to report responsibly and avoid creating any unjustified panic that could worsen the situation.
Belarusian photographer Tatsiana Tkachova has been named among the nominees for the 63rd World Press Photo award. Her photo story is nominated in the "Portrait" category. The winners will be announced on the evening of April 16 at the during the world premiere of the World Press Photo in Amsterdam.
Belarusian Association of Journalists registers yet another case of Belarusian MFA denying accreditation to a foreign media journalist.
A Sharkaushchyna court has considered the case against freelance journalist Zmitser Lupach on Monday.
Journalist Alina Skrabunova and cameraman Alyaksandr Sidareuski have appeared before court on February, 24.
Famous Belarusian journalists, writers, artists, photographers, bloggers and activists have signed an open letter in support of convicted anarchists Ivan Komar and Mikita Yemelyanau, who were recognized as political prisoners by human rights activists.
Journalist Dziyana Seradziuk received a fine based on changed testimony of a riot policeman. Novy Chas journalist was punished with a huge fine for participation in the protests against "deep integration". That was the second trial for Dziyana Seradziuk. At the first trial, the court sent the report back to police for revision.
On January 23, BAJ presented the results of its Monitoring of Pro-Russian Propaganda and Pro-Integration Rhetoric on Belarus State TV.
Journalists of the largest independent news agency BelaPAN did not get accreditation to press scrum after the meeting with Latvia's Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.
On January 9, Frunzenski distrcit court of Minsk on January 9 did not allow journalist Dzmitry Buyanau to be present during the hearing. Hanna Zhurauskaya, Assistant Court Chairman, told the guards not to let him in, as he was carrying a video camera.