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Mass Media Situation in Belarus in 2018. Report by BAJ

13.06.2019 Mass Media Situation in Belarus in 2018. Report by BAJ

The Belarusian Association of Journalists has published an annual Monitoring Report 2018 on the situation in the field of media.

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11.05.2019 Picks of the Week

Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev expelled from Belarus; ex-political prisoner Dzmitry Paliyenka sent back to pre-trial prison after mental examination; REP leader to enjoy "milder" sentence conditions

Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev faces expulsion from Belarus without trial

10.05.2019 Ingush blogger Ismail Nalgiev faces expulsion from Belarus without trial

The authorities have ordered the extra-judicial deportation of Russian critical blogger Ismail Nalgiev after his arrest in the Minsk airport on May 8, the Belarusian Association of Journalists said quoting Nalgiev’s lawyer.

Human Rights Watch: Use Europe Games to Spur Media Freedom

03.05.2019 Human Rights Watch: Use Europe Games to Spur Media Freedom

Press Freedom Day Throws Spotlight on Need to Assure Safe Reporting

OSCE Representative denounces search of Belsat

11.04.2019 OSCE Representative denounces search of Belsat

VIENNA, 10 April 2019 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir, denounced the search conducted on 9 April in the editorial office of the Belsat TV channel in Minsk, Belarus. He called on the authorities to exercise restraint in bringing libel charges against media and journalists, and reiterated his call on the authorities to decriminalize defamation.

Belsat TV office raided by police

09.04.2019 Belsat TV office raided by police

Police officers have searched the Minsk-based office of the TV channel Belsat, Belarusian Association of Journalists said.

Harlem Désir: We are concerned about fight against extremism

19.03.2019 Harlem Désir: We are concerned about fight against extremism

Mr. Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, has met with members of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and representatives of independent media as part of his working visit to Minsk, BAJ press service said.

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15.03.2019 Picks of the Week

Viciebsk journalist fined for award-winning report; Vlogger threatened with criminal prosecution for video about anti-parasite commissions; Brest activist fined for presence at mass Jewish burial site; UN working group informed about occupational therapy rehabilitation centers in Belarus

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08.03.2019 Picks of the Week

TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825; Police hunts participants of solidarity action with political prisoners; Brest journalists-freelancers fined $1,500; Absurd posters, clear purpose. Monstration picket held in Minsk; Brest blogger's flat searched

OSCE representative hopes the verdict of Maryna Zolatava will be overturned

06.03.2019 OSCE representative hopes the verdict of Maryna Zolatava will be overturned

Harlem Desir twitted about the "BelTA case"

Statement of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian PEN Center on conviction of Maryna Zolatava

05.03.2019 Statement of the Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian PEN Center on conviction of Maryna Zolatava

Belarusian Association of Journalists and Belarusian Pen Center released a joint statement regarding the conviction of Maryna Zolatava.

TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825

04.03.2019 TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825

The Zavadski District Court of Minsk announced the verdict to TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava accused of omission of an executive.

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01.03.2019 Picks of the Week

Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava; Picket for political prisoners results in detentions; Belarus' delegation visited the World Congress against Death Penalty; Mikhail Zhamchuzhny placed in security housing unit for three months

Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava

25.02.2019 Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava

Oral arguments took place today in the trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor.

Maryna Zolatava gives testimony in court

19.02.2019 Maryna Zolatava gives testimony in court

The Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive. On February 19, the court questioned Maryna Zolatava as a defendant.

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