Journalist facing heavy fine for allegedly making news item for non-existent show

Journalist facing heavy fine for allegedly making news item for non-existent show

Journalist Katsyaryna Andreyeva got two administrative  protocols in the mail.

Названыя лаўрэаты конкурсу “Вольнае слова”

Free Word Winners Announced on Press Freedom Day

BAJ joins celebrations of the World Press Freedom Day and expresses words of support and gratitude to those who stick to principles of professional and conscientious journalism.

У Мінску затрыманы журналіст "Белсата" Аляксандр Любенчук

One More Belsat Cameraman Charged with Obscene Vocabulary

Cameraman Ales Liubianchuk was detained during seraches at Belsat office in Kastrychnitskaya street. He was taken to the police department where he spent around 5 hours.

У офісах “Белсата” ў Мінску – ператрусы

Belsat Offices in Minsk Searched, Equipment Seized

The official grounds for the actions is said to be a prosecutorial writ to check the illegal use of the trademark Belsat.

Press conference on recent detentions of journalists

Press conference on recent detentions of journalists

As of March 10, the monitoring service of BAJ registered 28 detentions of journalists. Mass media representatives were detained while covering street protests against decree No3.

Суд Першамайскага раёна Мінска апраўдаў журналістку Дзіяну Серадзюк!

Journalist Acquitted of Unsanctioned Picketing

A journalist Dziana Seradziuk was acquitted today in a trial for allegedly participating in an unsanctioned mass event.

Пачалася канферэнцыя “Медыя Беларусі: выклікі і шанцы” (ФОТА)

International Conference on Media Challenges Held in Minsk

On February 13 – 14, the Belarusian Association of Journalists jointly with the Media Institute Fojo held a press conference “Mass Media in Belarus: Challenges and Chances”.

Belarus Human Rights Award Laureates Honored on the Eve of December 10

Belarus Human Rights Award Laureates Honored on the Eve of December 10

On the eve of the Human Rights Day, human rights community in Belarus awards most prominent activists of the year.

Прадстаўнікі ГА “БАЖ” папрасілі Ананіч вярнуць недзяржаўныя газеты ў “Белсаюздрук”

BAJ Meet Information Minister to Discuss Distribution of Independent Press

On December 7, BAJ representatives had a meeting with Information Minister Liliya Ananich to discuss the burning issues of journalistic community.


Dairy Company Sues AP Journalist for Report about Radioactive Milk (Upd)

On October 6, the judge upheld the motion to transfer the case of Milkavita against AP reporter to the Economic Court of Minsk.


Chair of BAJ Included into Supervisory Council of CEC

The Central Electoral Commission decided to include Andrei Bastunets into the Supervisory Council tackling media issues concerning agitation before the parliamentary elections.


Two Persons Detained as Suspects in Attacking BT Building

On the evening of June 13, two activists of anarchy movement were detained in Minsk, reported the Human Rights Center Viasna. According to preliminary information, they are suspected of having thrown red paint at the doors of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company.