Blogger Viktar Nikitsenka was detained, beaten and then fined at a protest action against the Russian military airbase on October 13.
The first press conference of the Nobel prize winner in literature Sviatlana Alexievich was held in the editorial office of the “Nasha Niva” newspaper. The writer described her first feelings when she learnt that she’d got the prize.
On October 8, BAJ has become full-time member of IFEX.
BAJ congratulates Sviatlana Alexievich with winning the Nobel Prize in Literature which was announced today by the Swedish Academy.
A journalist from non-state newspaper Intex-press wanted to know the number of citizens who had voted in the early vote; however, the chairperson of the Baranavichy city electoral commission Tamara Shukala said that they did not have this information.
The famous graffiti on the wall of a house in Vitebsk was painted over with three ugly grey squares, a typical sign of work of municipal dwelling services.
Dear colleagues, dear international journalists who are in Belarus now to cover presidential elections! Press Club Belarus organizes a meeting in Minsk with presidential candidates, experts, and Belarusian journalists who would help you to understand political and economic situation in Belarus.
The Belarusian Association of Journalists is concerned by the hacker attack on the websites of the independent news agency Belapan.com and Naviny.by.
The websites of BelaPAN news agency have been under DDoS attack since the weekend.
Henadz Davydzka, chairperson of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company, has started work as a proxy for Aliaksandr Lukashenka as a presidential candidate since September 10. However, on September 11 he anchored the program Editors’ Club on TV (broadcast September 13), which is a violation of law, as journalists and media officials are prohibited to report on electoral campaign in the media and are prohibited to host TV and radio programs if they are candidates’ agents.
The ADAMI Media Prize aims to increase media interest in the promotion of cultural diversity and to encourage networking amongst programme managers and filmmakers in Eastern Europe.
On September 16, the Belarusian Association of Journalists celebrates its 20th annivesary.