Brest region

Youtube bloggers Siarhei Piatrukhin and MozgON under crmininal investigation
26.06.2020

Youtube bloggers Siarhei Piatrukhin and MozgON under crmininal investigation

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.

Журналисту Сергею Багрову дали 15 суток. Александру Позняку — штраф. Суды в Барановичах
24.06.2020

Detained and beaten journalist from Hantsavichy fined

The judge found him guilty of disobeying an official and violating the order of holding mass events.

 Belarus authorities set to make us stop contributing to Belsat — journalist
25.03.2019

Belarus authorities set to make us stop contributing to Belsat — journalist

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.

Belarusian bloggers under pressure
31.07.2018

Belarusian bloggers under pressure

Several Belarusian bloggers have recently experienced pressure from the authorities.

A Court in Pinsk Fires Two Bloggers For Online Broadcast On YouTube and Facebook
13.03.2018

A Court in Pinsk Fires Two Bloggers For Online Broadcast On YouTube and Facebook

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.

22.03.2017

Journalist Fined for Contribution to Belsat in Pinsk

Wednesday morning, Viktar Yarashuk was detained in Pinsk by plain-clothed persons and taken to te police department.

Міліцыя забрала кампутар і тэлефон берасьцейскага блогера, які сабраўся ў дэпутаты
06.07.2016

Police Seize Computer from a Blogger Who Runs for MP

On July 5 the police seized a computer and a cell phone from blogger Siarhei Piatrukhin who has recently started collecting ballot-access signatures.

11.01.2016

ONT TV Channel Ignored Entrepreneurs in Brest

Traders of the Brest market TSUM invited correspondents of the ONT TV channel to express their point of view on the situation concerning the market of goods, which in fact ceased its work after the New Year holidays.

08.10.2015

Baranavichy City Electoral Commission Denied Information to Intex-press

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.