On November 2, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is celebrated. The day was introduced by the United Nations and was important for Belarus long before the events of 2020, because crimes against journalists have been unpunished in our country since 1994. Dzmitry Zavadski. Veranika Charkasava ... Numerous assaults and beatings of journalists... And starting from 2020, the authorities literally terrorize the media community. That is why on this day the Belarusian Association of Journalists publishes the report "Belarus 2022-2023. Human Rights. Civil Society. Media", which provides an up-to-date overview of the crackdown on civil society and the media. Download PDF
Belarusian authorities have escalated repression against independent journalists in the past five months, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have arbitrarily detained and beaten journalists, imposed fines and prison sentences on politically motivated charges, revoked their media credentials, and raided their homes and offices.
The Justice for Journalists Foundation conduct monitoring of attacks and violations of media rights in Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia. Public association "Belarusian Association of Journalists" has prepared an analytical report on Belarus.
Commissioned by the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and prepared by Dr. Elena Sherstoboeva and Valentina Pavlenko, School of Communications, Media and Design at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation.
The publication is a detailed analysis of the situation concerning media freedom in all six countries of the Eastern Partnership: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as a prognosis of future developments. The book also contains the most recent Eastern Partnership Media Freedom Index (for July – October 2014), prepared by the project’s experts.
Policy paper on media freedom in Belarus.
International Fact-Finding Mission to the Republic of Belarus (Minsk, 20-24 September 2009).