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30.03.2016

Investigative Committee Prolongs Inquiry into Beating Incident

On March 25, the two-month term expired given to hold an investigation into the incident when a correspondent, alongside with two protesters, was beaten in the building of the Frunzenski district court.

Discussions on possible accreditation of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish foreign minister says
23.03.2016

Discussions on possible accreditation of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish foreign minister says

Discussions on the possible accreditation in Belarus of Belsat TV are still ahead, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters Tuesday in Minsk following a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Uladzimir Makey.

22.03.2016

Belsat Again Applies for Accreditation

On March 21, the TV channel Belsat repeatedly applied for accreditation in Belarus.

7 млн 350 тысяч штрафу – шостае сёлета пакаранне гомельскаму фрылансеру
18.03.2016

Kastus Zhukouski Fined Already Six Times

On March 17, the judge of the Mazyr district court Natallia Asadchaya fined the Homel freelancer Kastus Zhukouski for 35 basic amounts (7 million 350 thousand rubles) according to article 22.9 of the CoAV.

Дзяржаўная прэса друкуе абноўлены спіс экстрэмісцкіх матэрыялаў
17.03.2016

List of Extremist Literature Published

Meanwhile, legislators plan to introduce fines for storage, production, distribution and transportation of extremist materials.

 Журналістка зняла рэпартаж і дапамагла людзям, а праваахоўнікі вырашылі яе за гэта пакараць (+відэа)
09.03.2016

One More Administrative Report against Larysa Shchyrakova

The freelancer from Homel Larysa Shchyrakova is being accused of illegally making the report that probably saved people’s lives.

03.03.2016

Two Websites Warned by the Information Ministry

Two independent websites, of Nasha Niva newspaper nn.by and Ezhednevnik ej.by received written warnings from the Ministry of Information.

 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.

Гомельскага фрылансера Кастуся Жукоўскага аштрафавалі яшчэ на 16 мільёнаў
25.02.2016

Harassment of Freelancer in Homel Sees No End

Freelance journalist Kastus Zhukouski has been fined 11 times for contribution of his material to Belsat; he has to pay 70 million Belarusian rubles, which is equivalent to 3000 euro.

Ministry of Information Replies to Petition: Journalist Interfered with Police’s Actions
19.02.2016

Ministry of Information Replies to Petition: Journalist Interfered with Police’s Actions

At the beginning of the month, over 200 journalists sent a petition to the Ministry of Information and to the General prosecutor’s office asking to hold a full and impartial investigation into the beating of journalist Pavel Dabravolski in a building of court.

Рэдактары недзяржаўных СМІ звярнуліся ў Белтэлерадыёкампанію
12.02.2016

Editors Demand Air Time on State TV to Speak about Media Role

A letter requesting airtime on the Belarusian Television was signed by influential media managers, including Maryna Zolatava, chief editor of TUT.by; Andrey Dynko, chief editor of Nasha Niva newspaper, Sviatlana Kalinkina, editor of Narodnaya Volya newspaper, Aliaksandr Starykevich, chief editor of Solidarity online newspaper, and Andrei Bastunets, the chairperson of BAJ.