Small newspaper Brama gets warning by Prosecutor’s Office
Ales Yazvinski, editor-in-chief of the Niasvizh-based small independent newspaper, has received an official warning by the local Prosecutor’s Office for violating Article 23 of the Law on Mass Media, the press-service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists reports.
According to Mr. Yazvinski, the warning was served upon him by Niasvizh District Prosecutor Andrei Kamornik.
The warning claims that Mr. Yazvinski failed to submit free copies of the newspaper to a number of local state bodies, as it is required by the law.
The Brama independent newspaper has been published since 2000 with a circulation of 299 copies in the town of Niasvizh (Minsk Region) and its neighbourhood.