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Барановичская газета Intex-press получила еще один штраф за «экстремистское» интервью с Тихановской
07.05.2021

Ministry of Information warns Intex-press. Beldruk kiosks refuse to sell the paper

Intex-press, Baranavichy independent newspaper continues to experience pressure after publishing an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.

03.05.2021

Press Freedom Day in unfree country

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. This is an occasion to reflect on the fundamental human rights and freedoms, to remind the authorities of the need to respect the freedom of the press, which comes from one of the basic, natural freedoms —  freedom of speech. Unfortunately, last year the situation in the media sphere has deteriorated significantly in Belarus. 

Интервью со Светланой Тихановской  в газете Intex-press признано экстремистскими материалами
29.04.2021

Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya's interview to Intex-press recognized extremist

Following the pledge of the Baranovichi inter-district prosecutor's office, an interview with former presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya and its video published by Intex-press were recognized as extremist materials.

Intex-Press editor under administrative charges, facing criminal prosecution
22.04.2021

Intex-Press editor under administrative charges, facing criminal prosecution

The reason is an interview with Sviatlana Tikhanouskaya.

TUT.BY Journalist’s Sentence Remains Unchanged, Borisevich Will Walk Free In May
20.04.2021

TUT.BY Journalist’s Sentence Remains Unchanged, Borisevich Will Walk Free In May

On 20 April, the Minsk City Court considered the appeal against the sentence of TUT.BY journalist Katerina Borisevich. On 2 March, the Moskovsky District Court sentenced our colleague to six months in prison. The prosecutor’s office considered this decision too lenient and filed a protest. Katerina Borisevich’s defense still believes that she is innocent and insists on acquittal.

11th BAJ Congress elects Andrei Bastunets as Chair, and adds a new face to deputy chairs PHOTOS
20.04.2021

11th BAJ Congress elects Andrei Bastunets as Chair, and adds a new face to deputy chairs PHOTOS

The Congress was attended by about 60 delegates, and guests. The Congress discussed the BAJ activities over the past three years and elected BAJ governing bodies: Chairperson, 4 deputy chairs, the Board and the Council.  11th BAJ Congress / Minsk, BIG PHOTO REPORT

15.04.2021

Belarusian Deputy Proposes To Create “Information Shield” Such As China’s

Marina Vasko, the member of the Standing Committee of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly on Education, Culture and Science, suggested creating an “information shield” in Belarus following the example of China, SB. Belarus Segondya reports.

Брестским блогерам Петрухину и Кабанову вынесли приговор в Могилеве. Их самих в суд так и не пустили
14.04.2021

Court Sentenced Bloggers “Who Started Protests In Belarus” To 3 Years In Jail

Judge of the Oktyabrsky district court in Mogilev Olga Kravchenko found Brest bloggers Sergei Petrukhin and Alexander Kabanov guilty of organizing and preparing actions that grossly violate public order, insulting a government official. Petrukhin was also found guilty of insulting a judge. Both were sentenced to three years in a general regime colony. The bloggers were not present during the hearings: they were removed from the courtroom at the beginning of the trial. The judge rejected all petitions for the participation of the accused in the process.

Мининформ прекратил вещание телеканала Euronews в Беларуси
12.04.2021

Euronews Won’t Broadcast In Belarus, Russian Pobeda Channel Will Replace It

Euronews TV channel will stop broadcasting in Belarus, according to the website of the Ministry of Information. It will be replaced with a Russian channel Pobeda.