repressions against journalists

Coworking for Belarusian journalists opens in Poland’s Bialystok
European Broadcasting Union calls on Belarus authorities to release all imprisoned journos
2021 has been a grim year for journalists and those who campaign for press freedom, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says in its recent statement.
Belarus in top five countries with imprisoned journalists
There are 17 female media representatives in custody, and 15 male ones
RFE/RL contributor Andrey Kuznechyk not released after spending 20 days in jail
Andrey Kuznechyk, a freelance journalist and a Minsk-based contributor of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, has not been released from prison after serving two ten-day terms of administrative arrest.
Minsk detention centre: Women's cell in which journo Iryna Slaunikava is held stages hunger strike
A number of female prisoners who were placed under arrest in the notorious detention centre on Akrestsin Street in Minsk has launched a hunger strike in protest against the harsh conditions of confinement.
Regional journalist Syarhei Hardziyevich escorted to colony
Journalist sentenced to one and a half years in jail for insulting Lukashenka and slandering policemen
Director of non-state news agency BelaPAN to remain behind bars for another two months
Iryna Leushyna’s being in custody has been extended for two months, until December 18, naviny-by reports with reference to her daughter Hanna.
Author of Komsomolskaya Pravda in Belarus not released after spending 3 days behind bars
Henadz Mazheika, a journalist of the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda in Belarus, has not been released from the deteintion centre after spending 72 hours there. Last week he contributed to the article regarding the shootout in Minsk as well as the deaths of KGB officer Dzmitry Fedasyuk and IT specialist Andrey Zeltsar.
Jailed Belsat journalist Katsyaryna Andreyeva receives solidarity letter from mayor of Prague
Zdeněk Hřib had no hope that the letter would reach her
Imprisoned media expert Andrey Alyaksandrau’s detention extended for two months
The Belarusian authorities have extended the detention of political prisoner Andrey Alyaksandrau for the coming two months, until November 12, reports with reference to his friends.
Imprisoned Belsat TV journo Katsyaryna Andreyeva may be released in September 2022
Katsyaryna Andreyeva’s term of imprisonment has been re-evaluated in accordance with the new legislation, Ihar Ilyash, the husband of the jailed journalist, says.
Former state TV journalist still in jail as her brain tumor grows
Journalist lives on pain pills as her brain tumor is growing
Belarus authorities suspect arrested BelaPAN reps of tax evasion
In the period from June 2018 to January 2021, employees of news agency BelaPAN submitted false information to the tax office, which led to non-payment of taxes totalling to over 100,000 rubles, the Belarusian Investigative Committee reports.