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14.09.2015

Aliaxei Karol Dies aged 70

On September 12, history and politics scientist, the editor of newspaper Novy Chas Aliaxei Karol died of a serious disease.

нумар газеты “Новы Час”
09.09.2015

State Monopolist Repeatedly Refuses Services to Independent Newspaper

On August 31, the newspaper Novy Chas again requested for services of Belsayuzdruk, state distributor of printed press.

03.09.2015

Five Years Ago Aleh Byabenin Died

Aleh Byabenin died in suspicious circumstances. On 3 September 2010, he was found by his brother and his friends hanging from the stairway of his country house outside of Minsk.

26.08.2015

Yauhen Vaskovich Released

On August 22, Aliaksandr Lukashenka released six political prisoners, including BAJ member Yauhen Vaskovich.

21.08.2015

Two Journalists Fined in Hrodna

On August 19, journalists Ales Kirkevich and Ales Dzianisau were found guilty of violating art. 22.9 of the Administrative Code and fined 25 basic amounts each (4.5 million rubles).

05.08.2015

Hazeta Slonimskaya Faces Trial for Insulting the President

According to article 23.33 of the Administrative Code,the non-state newspaper can be fined for up to 500 basic amounts (90 million rubles, more than 5,000 eur).

28.07.2015

Journalist Fined in Hlybokaye

Tatsiana Smotkina was fined for 4.5 million rubles under art. 22.9 (illegal production and distribution of mass media products).

07.07.2015

Will the Case of Zavadski Be Buried in Archives? (+ Statement)

BAJ Statement: 15 Years since Abduction of Dzmitry Zavadski

07.07.2015

BAJ Protest against the Practice of Fining Journalists for Work

Belarusian Association of Journalists strongly protests against the increasing administrative prosecution of freelance journalists whose materials are published in foreign mass media.

02.07.2015

Journalist Repeatedly Fined in Brest

On July 2, the judge of the Lenin court in Brest fined Ales Liauchuk, non-staff journalist of BelaPAN, with the maximum penalty (50 basic amounts) according to administrative art. 22.9.