Minsk region

 Smalyavichy: Authorities fine reporter for covering social problems
06.09.2018

Smalyavichy: Authorities fine reporter for covering social problems

Smalyavichy court has imposed a fine of 1,225 Belarusian rubles on journalist Volha Czajczyc for her contributing to a news story about local residents’ protest.

‘Barysauskiya Naviny’ Editor convicted for announcing demonstration
11.12.2017

‘Barysauskiya Naviny’ Editor convicted for announcing demonstration

A court in Barysau (90 km northeast of Minsk) sentenced Anatol Bukas, the editor of the Barysauskiya Naviny local newspaper, to pay a fine of 345 roubles (145 euros) on 1 December for mentioning the unauthorized demonstration.

04.12.2017

The ‘Barysauskiya naviny’ Editor-in-chief Fined for Publishing Information about ‘The Angry Belarusians’ Rally’

The Barysau District Court regarded a case on administrative offense against Anatol Bukas, the ‘Barysauskiya naviny’ Editor-in-chief on article 23.34, part 1 of the Belarus Code on Administrative Offenses (‘Violation of procedures on arranging or holding mass events’) on December 1, 2017.  

23.05.2017

Journalist Fined for Insulting Traffic Policeman

On May 22, the Maladzechna district court imposed a fine of 300 BYN on Siarhei Zianko, a journalist of the local news portal Kraj.by, as a moral damage compensation for spreading lies and insulting a traffic policeman.

23.03.2017

Website Editor Fined for an Article about an Action

The Maladzechna district court found an editor of the regional website guilty for violating the law on mass events by publishing an article.

Журналістаў «Белсату» затрымалі ў Барысаве
18.03.2017

Four TV Crews Detained on Saturday

TV crews contributing to Belsat were briefly detained on March 18 throughout Belarus; the journalists aimed to report on protest actions announced by anarchist groups thoughout the country.