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28.03.2022

PRNEWS.IO Took an Initiative to Support the Ukrainian Media

The PRNEWS.IO team came up with an initiative to support the Ukrainian media. The platform offers businesses to buy appearances in Ukrainian media using their catalog. To support the work of editorial offices during the war, the service has canceled fees for all media outlets owned by Ukrainian publishers.

16.03.2022

EU must provide emergency visas for Russian and Belarusian journalists fleeing repression

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined its partners today in calling on the Member States of the European Union to set a global example of support for media freedom in crisis by extending emergency shelter and visa waivers to Russian journalists fleeing the country, as well as Belarusian journalists seeking refuge from war and repression.

15.03.2022

Yahor Martsinovich and Andrei Skurko sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

The verdict was announced today by the judge of the Minsk Zavodski District Court Anzhela Kastsiukevich. Prosecutor Mikalai Dziatsel requested the same punishment yesterday.

13.03.2022

Belarus authorities sentence journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich to prison; label more media ‘extremist’

Belarus authorities should reverse their recent designations of German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), local independent news site Regiyanalnaya Gazeta, and three videos by Russian blogger Yuriy Dud as “extremist”; release journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich, a former correspondent with U.S. Congress-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Belarusian service known locally as Radio Svaboda; and allow all journalists and news outlets to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday.

07.03.2022

BAJ partners - Institute of Mass Media - raise funds for evacuated Ukrainian journalists

If you want to help Ukrainian journalists, — do it from any card in the world.

03.03.2022

Journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich sentenced to 1.5 years in prison

Aleh Hruzdzilovich was first arrested on 16 July 2021, during the raid search of the RFE/RL Minsk office. He was detained for ten days back then. On 23 December 2021, he was detained again under a criminal case.

03.03.2022

Ekho Moskvy, One Of Russia's Last Independent Broadcasters, Closes Amid Government Crackdown

Ekho Moskvy, an independent Russian media outlet critical of the Kremlin, has decided to close amid moves by the government to restrict its outreach.

02.03.2022

Trial of Nasha Niva editors

The trial of our colleagues Yahor Martsinovich and Andrei Skurko has started in the Zavodski District Court of Minsk.

26.02.2022

We stand in solidarity — joint statement in support of Ukraine

Human rights, media freedom and journalists’ organisations issued a statement in condemnation of invasion and attacks on the press in Ukraine and Russia.

24.02.2022

EFJ condemns the attack of Russia on Ukraine

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined today the European Federation and the World Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU and PSI) in condemning Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine. We support the call of Ukrainian trade unions, including the EFJ Ukrainian affiliates NUJU and IMTUU, to ask Russia to immediately stop the attack and to bring the Russian army back to Russia.