Mahilou region

15.05.2021

Journalists Alexander Burakou and Uladzimir Laptsevich punished with 20-day arrests, report torture following detention

Journalist Alexander Burakou, who collaborates with Deutsche Welle, received 20 days of administrative arrest for alleged "repeated participation in an unauthorized event within a year". Burakou was detained on May 12 near Mahiliou regional court building. Uladzimir Laptsevich, reporter of 6tv.by received a similar sentence — 20 days of arrest.

Брестским блогерам Петрухину и Кабанову вынесли приговор в Могилеве. Их самих в суд так и не пустили
14.04.2021

Court Sentenced Bloggers “Who Started Protests In Belarus” To 3 Years In Jail

Judge of the Oktyabrsky district court in Mogilev Olga Kravchenko found Brest bloggers Sergei Petrukhin and Alexander Kabanov guilty of organizing and preparing actions that grossly violate public order, insulting a government official. Petrukhin was also found guilty of insulting a judge. Both were sentenced to three years in a general regime colony. The bloggers were not present during the hearings: they were removed from the courtroom at the beginning of the trial. The judge rejected all petitions for the participation of the accused in the process.

13.08.2020

Two journalists are on hunger strike against illegal detention in Mahiliou prison

Uladzimir Laptsevich is on hunger strike for the 6th day. Zmitser Salauyou — for the 4th day. Leninski district court of Mahiliou found them guilty of disobeying police demands.

Ten days in jail for reporting Babruisk court: journalists have no right to cover unauthorized protests
23.06.2020

Ten days in jail for reporting Babruisk court: journalists have no right to cover unauthorized protests

Babruisk district and city court ruled, Siarhei Latsinski, journalist and BHC observer, breached the law on mass events by presence at the 'live chain' protest on June 19. He was punished by ten days of jail under Art. 23.34 of the Code of Administrative Offences for participation in an unauthorized mass event. UPD.: In the evening Siarhei Latsinski was released home with a high temperature, he will serve his sentence later.

Journalist Alexander Burakou Jr. also sentenced to 10 days in jail
17.05.2020

Journalist Alexander Burakou Jr. also sentenced to 10 days in jail

Mahiliou police arrested freelance journalist Alexander Burakou Jr.

Mahiliou journalist Mikhail Arshynski sentenced to the total of 21 days of jail
13.05.2020

Mahiliou journalist Mikhail Arshynski sentenced to the total of 21 days of jail

Today judge Aksana Ratnikava (Leninski district court of Mahiliou) sentenced journalist Mikhail Arshynski to11 days of arrest for violation of Article 23.34 of the Administrative Code (participation in an unauthorized mass event). This way, Mikhail will spend the total of 21 days behind bars - on May 11, he got another 10 days in jail for alleged participation in an unsanctioned meeting.

Journalist Ales Asiptsou goes on hunger strike, gets 10 days of jail.  Alexander Burakou to spend 10 days in jail, too.
12.05.2020

Journalist Ales Asiptsou goes on hunger strike, gets 10 days of jail. Alexander Burakou to spend 10 days in jail, too

Today judge of the Leninsky district court of Mahiliou Viktoria Paliakova sentenced journalist Alexander Burakou, BAJ member, to 10 days in jail for participation in an unauthorized mass protest on May 6 outside of the detention center in Mahiliou.

Mahiliou: Belsat TV crew on trial
24.02.2020

Mahiliou: Belsat TV crew on trial

Journalist Alina Skrabunova and cameraman Alyaksandr Sidareuski have appeared before court on February, 24.

Mahilio Journalist Fined for Story about Belarus' Chief Ideologist
31.10.2019

Mahiliou Journalist Fined for Story about Belarus' Chief Ideologist

Bialynichy District Court imposed a penalty on Mahiliou journalist Darya Chultsova  for a video story about the newly appointed Belarus' chief ideologist Andrei Kuntsevych that she had allegedly made for Belsat TV channel.

Пасля працяглага зацішша аднавіўся пераслед журналістаў за супрацоўніццтва з «Белсатам»
24.09.2019

After a 3-Month Lull, Journalists Prosecuted for Cooperation with Belsat

The authorities have resumed pressure on freelance journalists cooperating with Belsat. Mahiliou journalist is charged with making a video for Belsat about the newly appointed chief ideologist Andrei Kuntsevych.

Магілёўскія бажаўцы накіравалі звароты з асуджэннем метадаў дзеянняў супрацоўнікаў праваахоўных органаў
25.05.2018

Mahiliou BAJ Condemns Police Practices

 May 23, Mahiliou organization of BAJ addressed Mahiliou regional executive committee, Mahiliou city authorities and the city police department.

У Бабруйску падчас ператрусу ў офісе грамадскіх актывістаў канфіскавалі «Новы час»
10.03.2017

Independent Paper Seized in Searches at Oppositional Office in Babruysk

In Babruysk, during searches at the office of civil activists, 155 copies of Novy Chas newspaper were confiscated.