Arrested journalist Syarhei Satsuk declared political prisoner
According to the latest information, 31 journalists and media workers are now behind bars in Belarus. To put that in context, there are more imprisoned journalists in China (50 persons), but China’s population is 155 times as that of Belarus.
Minsk: Search of news outlet office
Two employees of the Financial Investigations Department conducted a search in the office of the Belarusian media outlet Ezhednevnik (ej.by), Barys Haretski, Spokesman for the Belarusian Association of Journalists, said on Thursday.
Ej.by chief editor Syarhei Satsuk detained
The journalist was detained by people who introduced themselves as employees of the State Control Committee.