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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.

Journalist Dzmitry Halko Sentenced to 4 years of Open-Type Jail
18.07.2018

Journalist Dzmitry Halko Sentenced to 4 years of Open-Type Jail

Savetski district court of Minsk read its sentence in the case against Dzmitry Halko.

Human rights defenders call to drop criminal charges against BelaPAN director
18.07.2018

Human rights defenders call to drop criminal charges against BelaPAN director

Statement on the criminal prosecution of Ales Lipai, director of the BelaPAN news agency, and pressure on journalists in Belarus

Belsat journalists to lose car and property if they don’t pay fines
16.07.2018

Belsat journalists to lose car and property if they don’t pay fines

Volha Czajczyc and Andrei Kozel will lose their property if they do not pay fines for professional activities within two weeks. Court officers have threatened our colleagues with social welfare agencies.

 Belarusian authorities block websites for medical ads
10.07.2018

Belarusian authorities block websites for medical ads

The agency’s website noted that the decision to block was taken in accordance with the written notification of the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade, guided by articles 38, 511 of the law “On Mass Media”.