News for 20 Jul 2020
20.07.2020 Beaten and fined: over 40 journalists detained in 2 months of Belarusian protests
Over 40 representatives of the press have been detained when covering peaceful protests in the last two months, tut.by said. Some of them were beaten, while a few were convicted of “illegal protesting” and “resisting arrest”.
20.07.2020 UN human rights chief urges Belarus to release peaceful protesters
According to information from various NGO and media sources, over 300 people, including a dozen journalists covering the protests, were detained by police during protests on 14 and 15 July.