persecution of Belsat journalists

From satellite dishes dismantling to ‘extremism’: 13 years of Lukashenka regime's attempts to bring down Belsat
Belsat TV channel started broadcasting on December 10, 2007. Even before the broadcast, in April 2007, Alyaksandr Lukashenka voiced his attitude to Belsat, calling it a “stupid and hostile” project. Therefore, from the very beginning, the authorities saw the journalists of the TV channel as enemies. recollects the history of the TV channel persecution.
Freelance journo Ales Silich gets 10 days in jail as historical emblem on passport cover caught police’s eye
On Tuesday, journalist Ales Silich was tried in Pershamayski district court of Minsk.
Mahiliou journo to be tried for one-minite interview granted to Belsat TV
The Mahiliou police drew a protocol upon local ournalist Alina Skrabunova, accusing her of ‘illegal production of media products’ (Article 23.5 of the Code of Administrative Offences), the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) reports.
Belsat cameraman Zmitser Soltan released from jail. Police beat him
On Tuesday, our colleague Zmitser Soltan walked free after having served 15 days of administrative arrest. Today he got out of the remand prison in the Belarusian town of Zhodzina.
‘Imprisoned on groundless charges, for doing their jobs’. EEAS condemns sentencing Belsat journos
The European Union strongly condemns the repression carried out by the Belarusian authorities since the falsified elections of August 2020б the European External Action Service said on February, 19.
Katsyaryna Andreyeva and Darya Chultsova sentenced to two years of imprisonment
On Thursday, judge Natallya Buhuk has passed a verdict on two Belsat contributors.
‘Petty hooliganism’: Two Belsat TV contributors to spend 10-15 days in prison
On Wednesday, journalist Lyubou Lunyova and cameraman Zmitser Soltan were tried in Savetski district court of Minsk. They have been sentenced to 10 and 15 days in prison respectively.
Lithuanian politicians demand immediate release of Belsat journalists
Lithuanian politicians symbolically took custody of the journalists.
Minsk: Cases of two arrested Belsat contributors taken to court
The cases of Katsyaryna Andreyeva and Darya Chultsova have been sent to Frunzenski district court of Minsk, officer Nadzeya Antonik says on Facebook.
Five Belsat journalists behind bars already
As of September 26, more than half a dozen journalists working with Belsat are behind bars.