Minsk: Diplomats lay flowers at Stalin-era mass grave site, pro-Lukashenka journos impede
On October 29, Western diplomats came to Kurapaty, a place on the outskirts of Minsk, and laid flower tributes to the victims of Stalinist repressions. Employees of pro-Lukashenka TV stations Belarus 1, ONT, STV unexpectedly arrived at the scene and started to act in a rather off-hand way, trying to thwart the memorial event.
Pro-Lukashenka media union may be expelled from International Federation of Journalists
The Committee of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is set to revoke the membership of the state-controlled Belarusian Union of Journalists (BUJ).