News for 7 Jul 2016
07.07.2016 Amnesty International: Belarus uses telecoms firms to stifle dissent
Viasna’s website was illegally blocked and the Skype chats of the organization’s leader, Ales Bialiatski, were intercepted with the aim of compromising the human rights defender, Amnesty Internaitonal said in a report entitled It’s enough for people to feel it exists: Civil society, secrecy and surveillance in Belarus.
07.07.2016 No choice in media coverage of elections, BAJ leader says
On July 4, the chairperson of BAJ Andrei Bastunets took part in the conference on "Media Freedom as a Cornerstone for Democratic Elections", organized by PACE jointly with the Venice Commission in Berlin.