Intex-press, Baranavichy independent newspaper continues to experience pressure after publishing an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.
Following the pledge of the Baranovichi inter-district prosecutor's office, an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya and its video published by Intex-press were recognized as extremist materials.
The reason is an interview with Sviatlana Tikhanouskaya.
State Control Committee visits publisher and director of Binoculars city magazine. Documents and 9 computers are seized.
In the morning of January 26, officers of the State Control Committee came to the homes of the publisher and the director of the Binoculars city magazine.
At 10:30 a.m. police came to the office of Hantsavitski Chas newspaper with a search warrant.
A criminal investigator informed Viasna member Uladzimir Vialichkin, on June 25 Brest blogger Siarhei Piatrukhin was sent to a temporary detention facility in Minsk. He is arrested along with Siarhei Tsikhanouski and at least another 10 people in a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code initiated after the events in Hrodna on May 29.
The judge found him guilty of disobeying an official and violating the order of holding mass events.
Brest-based journalists Ales Lyauchuk and Milana Kharytonava were found guilty of illegal production and distribution of media products, i.e. for contributing to Belsat TV.
Several Belarusian bloggers have recently experienced pressure from the authorities.
On 12 March, the Pinsk district court summoned the bloggers Sergei Pyatrukhin from Brest and Alexander Kabanau from Biaroza to attend the hearings in the administrative case under Article 22.9, Part 2 of the Administrative Code.
Wednesday morning, Viktar Yarashuk was detained in Pinsk by plain-clothed persons and taken to te police department.
On July 5 the police seized a computer and a cell phone from blogger Siarhei Piatrukhin who has recently started collecting ballot-access signatures.