The figure was mentioned by Information Minister Liliya Ananich at the press conference on June 30.
At the EFJ Annual Meeting in Budva, Montenegro, June 1 - 2, EFJ made a statement on the situation of freelancers in Belarus.
Almost ten years ago, before the electoral campaign in 2006, several independent socio-political newspapers were excluded from distribution catalogues of Belposhta and Belsayuzdruk, postal and distribution monopolists in Belarus.
The Supreme Court of Belarus calls on the Polish authorities to ban Belsat TV from using its trade mark.
On May 7, a documentary Banda was presented in Minsk dedicated to abductions of some politicians and the journalist Dzmitry Zavadski in 1999-2000.
On May 7, the jury of the creative contest for journalists Volnaye Slova (Free Word) announced the names of the winners; the awarding ceremony is held traditionally at the beginning of May, dedicated to the Press Freedom Day.
This is a unanimous decision taken by delegates of the IX Congress of BAJ on April 24 in Minsk. Zhanna Litvina, who had performed the functions for almost 20 years, announced she would not suggest her candidacy for the post.
VIENNA, 3 April 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović reiterated her call on the Belarussian authorities to stop persecuting members of the media, following continued and repeated intimidations of journalists for doing their job.
First time in ten years, the director of Belsat Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy was allowed entry to Belarus.