Vitebsk region

Economic Court of Minsk Refuses to Consider Appeal against the Ministry of Information
17.05.2018

Economic Court of Minsk Refuses to Consider Appeal against the Ministry of Information

Economic Court of Minsk refused to consider the appeal to invalidate the non-normative legal act issued by the Ministry of Information ruling to restrict access to Charter'97 website.

The ‘Vitsiebsk People’s News’ Web-site Editor Siarhei Sierabro Accuses CTV Channel of Stealing his Photos
11.01.2018

The ‘Vitsiebsk People’s News’ Web-site Editor Siarhei Sierabro Accuses CTV Channel of Stealing his Photos

The journalist from Vitsiebsk doesn’t plan to lodge a claim to the judicial or other authorities in Belarus. However, he is utterly irritated with this situation.

Захад - 2017
23.09.2017

The Dutch Journalists Frightened by Sergeant with Shooting while Reporting from ‘Zakhad-2017’ Military Exercises

Journalists from a Dutch publication have visited Uladzimir Skrabatun, the Editor-in-chief of ‘Volnaye Hlybokaye’ newspaper, searching for more information about the ‘Zakhad-2017’ military exercises. The Editor got them acquainted with a local freelance reporter Zmitsier Lupach and asked the latter to accompany the guests in the town of Hlybokaye.

Віцебскі абласны суд не задаволіў касацыйныя скаргі блогеркі Юліі Гранковай, аштрафаванай за стрым у “Одноклассники”
28.04.2017

Social Net Live Stream Results in a Fine for a Zoo Activist

On April 26, the Viciebsk region court upheld the decision of the Orsha court to fine a local environment activist for a live stream on the social net Odnoklassniki.

07.10.2015

Vitebsk Communal Services Painted Over the Graffiti of Birds

  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.

17.12.2014

Pavel Levinau Fined for 25 Basic Amounts

On December 17, the Chyhunachny district court in Vitebsk heard the case of Pavel Levinau, the last person brought to account for the photo near the famous city graffiti.

03.12.2014

Three Days Arrest for the Photo in Vitebsk

Judge Alena Tsyhankova ruled to punish the passer-by who had joined the photo session in Vitebsk with three days’ arrest – exactly the time he had spent in pre-trial detention.

01.12.2014

Two More Fines for Photo for Free Speech

On December 1, two more people photographed on November 5 in Vitsebk were fined under charges of violating the procedure of holding mass events.

28.11.2014

Free Speech Photo Ends with Fines for an Unsanctioned Action

Today three participants of the photo session in Vitebsk were fined for holding an unauthorized mass event.

26.11.2014

Open Letter of BAJ and EFJ against Prosecution of Our Colleagues in Vitebsk

Before November 5, the day of the international campaign Stand Up For Journalism, a team of BAJ members from Vitebsk took a photo at the background of a famous graffiti in Vitebsk – the image of paper-cut birds flying out of cage. This was a symbolic action to join the international campaign of the EFJ and the campaign of BAJ in support of journalists prosecuted for their professional activities.