Minsk

06.10.2016

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.

03.08.2016

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.

15.06.2016

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.

Мінгарсуд адмяніў рашэнне па справе мінчука, які нібыта зняважыў прэзідэнта
06.06.2016

Court to Review Case of Insult against Public Officials

On June 3, the Minsk City Court heard the cassation appeal of 79-year old Aliaksandr Lapitski who had been found guilty of insulting public officials and sentenced to psychiatric treatment.

28.04.2016

Investigative Committee Dismissed the Case of Pavel Dabravolski

After three months’ check-up, the investigative committee dismissed the claim of TUT.by journalist Pavel Dabravolski that he had been unjustly beaten in court building.

Мінчука адправілі на прымусовае лячэнне пасля абразаў на адрас Прэзідэнта
13.04.2016

Citizen Sentenced to Forced Medical Treatment for Insult of President and Judges

On April 12, the Frunzenski district court of Minsk found Aliaksandr Lapitski guilty according to articles 368, 369 and 361 of the Criminal Code of Belarus (public insult against the president, public officials and judges while performing professional duties).

У Мінск прыехаў гендырэктар МІА «Россия Сегодня»
07.04.2016

Russian Propagandist Visits Minsk to Launch a News Portal

Dmitri Kiselyov, the director general of the Russian state-owned news agency Rossiya Segodnya, came to present an online portal which will be shaping “a just image of Russia”.

 Штраф Дабравольскаму пакінулі ў сіле
01.03.2016

In the Beating Case, Fine against Journalist Upheld on Appeal

On March 1, the Minsk City Court, judge Valer Kamisarau considered the appeal filed by TUT.by correspondent Pavel Dabravolski.

26.01.2016

BAJ Demands Criminal Investigation into the Fact of Beating a Journalist

On January 26, the Board of BAJ made a statement concerning yesterday’s beating of Pavel Dabravolski, journalist of TUT.by, in the building of Frunzenski district court of Minsk.

Павел Добровольский возле РУВД Фрунзенского РУВД Минска, где он написал заявление. Фото: Вадим Замировский, TUT.BY
25.01.2016

Journalist Beaten in Court Building

Journalist Pavel Dabravolski was covering a scandalous graffiti case when he was detained, beaten and fined.

Aliaksandr Alesin
25.01.2016

KGB Suspends Criminal Case against Alesin

The Committee for State Security (KGB) informed Aliaksandr Alesin last week, the prosecution against the journalist had been suspended.

Валянцін Стэфановіч Валер Шчукін Зміцер Лукашук
07.12.2015

BAJ Members Awarded with Human Rights Prize

The Belarusian Human Rights Award, in nominations Personality, Human Rights Defender of the Year and Human Rights Journalist, was presented today in Minsk; two BAJ members became the awardees.