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Investigative Committee: Suspects in the  BelTA Case Being Released. Zolatava admitted guilt PHOTO, VIDEO
10.08.2018

Investigative Committee: Suspects in the BelTA Case Being Released. Zolatava admitted guilt PHOTO, VIDEO

The Investigative Committee claims, 'after conducting a complex of urgent investigative and other procedural actions in the criminal case the decision was made to release Hanna Kaltyhina, Halina Ulasik, Hanna Yermachonak and other individuals involved'.

BelTA case: Investigators start to release journos, two still in custody
10.08.2018

BelTA case: Investigators start to release journos, two still in custody

Tatsyana Karavyankova, a commentator on international affairs at news agency BelaPAN, was released from custody, BAJ press secretary Barys Haretski said on Facebook on Thursday evening.

RSF condemns raids on two independent Belarusian media outlets
07.08.2018

RSF condemns raids on two independent Belarusian media outlets

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns today’s police raids on two leading independent media outlets in Minsk – the news agency BelaPAN and the news website Tut.by – which paralyzed their operations for several hours.

Journalists Detained in BelTA Case
07.08.2018

Journalists Detained in BelTA Case

On the morning of 7 August, the Investigative Committee came with search warrants to the offices of Tut.by portal and news agency BelaPAN, as well as to the apartments of some journalists of these media. We currently know about the arrests of seven journalists.

Minsk police raid offices of Tut.by portal, news agency BelaPAN
07.08.2018

Minsk police raid offices of Tut.by portal, news agency BelaPAN

Several floors of the TUT.BY portal office located in the Omega Tower business center in Minsk are being searched.

06.08.2018

Authorities hound critical video blogger

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the authorities in Brest, a city on the Polish border in southwestern Belarus, to stop hounding Syarhey Pyatrukhin, a video blogger who has been subjected to arbitrary detention, a string of prosecutions and economic harassment.

31.07.2018

Fines of $3,600: Belsat TV journo’s sad record in 2018

Belsat TV journalist Volha Czajczyc has been recently tried in Dzyarzhynsk district court for contributing to a story about the anti-nuclear rally in the town of Zaslavl. The news story was televised on Belsat TV.

Belarusian bloggers under pressure
31.07.2018

Belarusian bloggers under pressure

Several Belarusian bloggers have recently experienced pressure from the authorities.

24.07.2018

Police seize equipment from journalists working with Belsat

In Hrodna, the police conducted searches at the local freelance journalists who cooperate with television channel – Alyaksandr Dzyanisau and Alyaksei Kairys.

Pavel Sharamet Murdered Two Years Ago. Colleagues and family paid tribute to the memory of Pavel
22.07.2018

Pavel Sharamet Murdered Two Years Ago. Colleagues and family paid tribute to the memory of Pavel

On the second anniversary of the murder of the prominent journalist, colleagues and family visited his grave at the Paunochnya Cemetery in Minsk.