Journalists fined in Homel

2009 2009-02-24T21:14:07+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

On 24 February Judge Maryna Damnenka of Homel Tsentralny Borough Court sentenced two members of the Belarusian Association of Journalists Zmitser Karmazin and Aleh Ryzhkou to BYR 700,000 each for ‘violating the procedures of conducting street actions.’
The judge denied all the motions to summon witnesses so that the actual circumstances of the rally.
On the same day Homel Regional Prosecutor’s Office issued a warning to another BAJ member Tatsiana Bublikava for working with the Poland-based BELSAT independent TV channel.