Belarus News Round-Up Day 194: Two Years in Jail For Journalism

Belarus News Round-Up Day 194: Two Years in Jail For Journalism

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Journalists of Belsat_TV, Katsyaryna Andreyeva and Darya Chultsova were sentenced to two years in jail for broadcasting a violent dispersal of a rally in memory of murdered Raman Bandarenka on 15 November. Journalism is not a crime


A criminal case was initiated about the murder of Raman Bandarenka. At the same time, the involvement of law enforcement officers in causing bodily harm to Bandarenka has not been established



Biggest news websites around the world support Belsat journalists who were jailed for two years for broadcasting a violent dispersal of a rally in memory of murdered Raman Bandarenka



Polish

president Andrzej Duda calls on Belarusian authorities to amnesty convicted Belsat journalists



At the end of the trial of Belsat journalists:

Judge: Defendants, do you understand the verdict?
Katsyaryna Andreyeva: No, what is it?
Darya Chultsova: And why not 25 years?


7.5 thousand Belarusians received a temporary residence permit in Lithuania, more than 12 thousand – national visas. And this is in six months



Despite consisted repression that is taking place in #Belarus people still go out to peacefully demand freedom

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