From Detentions To Criminal Charges. Repressions Against Journalists Intensify After 2020 Election

Repressions against journalists in Belarus have dramatically transformed over the past four months. First, they were detained under the pretext of checking their work permits, but now many are facing criminal charges. No one today is surprised when a journalist on duty doesn’t return home and ends up in a detention facility instead. Recently, three journalists, including Katerina Borisevich who works for TUT.BY, have been arrested on criminal charges. Journalists behind bars are a new reality and a feature of the present time. 363 journalists detained since the election day The Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) has been calculating the number of arrests of … Continue reading From Detentions To Criminal Charges. Repressions Against Journalists Intensify After 2020 Election