News on the topic: journalists
15.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 4
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive.
14.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 3
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, who is accused of omission of an executive.
13.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 2
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk proceeds the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, accused of omission of an executive.
12.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 1
A short account of the first court session of TUT.by chief editor Maryna Zolatava.
08.02.2019 Picks of the Week
Blogger Siarhej Piatrukhin criminally charged for insult of policemen; Exonerated journalists ordered to give fingerprints; Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
01.02.2019 Picks of the Week
Anarchists fined for extremism in social networks; TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon; What's wrong with changes to the legislation on mass gatherings?; Access to trial of former police officers restricted for human rights defenders and journalists
31.01.2019 TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon
The trial of Maryna Zolatava, editor-in-chief of the popular news portal TUT.BY, will start on February, 12 in Minsk.
28.01.2019 FOJO representative banned from Belarus due to Russian "black list"
Olga Vallee, FOJO Media Institute program coordinator, arrived in Minsk at the invitation of the Belarusian Association of Journalists but was refused entrance to the country on grounds that she is on the list of personas non grata in the Russian Federation.
27.01.2019 Picks of the Week
Another cycle of segregation for political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Brest initiative group for holding referendum on car battery factory construction ban refused registration; Pressure on independent journalists; Arrests for graffiti against police violence
18.01.2019 Picks of the week
Viasna announces prison art contest; TUT.by editor's case taken to court; Human rights activists demand to prosecute minister Ihar Shunevich; Journalists fined US$1200 for filming protests in Brest; Article 193.1 of the Criminal Code omitted
16.01.2019 Viasna signs joint letter protesting escalating repression against Mehman Huseynov
Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter calling for urgent action from the international community to ensure the life, health, and rights of imprisoned Azerbaijani photojournalist, video blogger, and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov.
17.12.2018 Reporters Without Borders: Harassment of journalists breaks records in Belarus
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Belarusian government’s international partners to react to the surge in its persecution of journalists, with nearly 100 fines imposed already this year on reporters working for exile media – an all-time record.
15.12.2018 Picks of the Week
Amnesty International calls to stop new acts of harassment against ex-prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka; civil society activists call new ant-parasite law a shame; more journalists convicted in Belarus
30.11.2018 Picks of the Week
One journalist remains charged in "BelTA case"; ex-political prisoner Dzmitry Paliyenka facing new judicial harassment; disabled priest wrongly detained in Minsk.
27.11.2018 Investigators drop charges against more journalists in “BelTA case”
On November 26, the Investigative Committee stopped criminal proceedings against tut.by editor Uliyana Babayed and BelaPAN political analyst Tatsiana Karaviankova, after they covered financial losses to the government-owned BelTA news agency.