“This is the first time we have had to deal with this level of harassment,” says Zolotova, who describes how her website has ceased to be recognized as a media outlet since the start of the crackdown and how one of her reporters has been jailed on a criminal charge. News May 27, 2021 Find out more Natalia Lubneuskaya, Ihar Karnei and Marina Zolotova News December 23, 2020 – Updated on January 27, 2021 Three videos about the press freedom situation in Belarus As a crackdown of unprecedented proportions continues in Belarus, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is releasing video interviews with three Belarusian journalists who have been battling to keep reporting. “The policeman knew he was targeting a journalist,” says Lubneuskaya, who was hospitalized for 38 days after being hit by a rubber bullet. May 28, 2021 Find out more RSF at the Belarusian border: “The terrorist is the one who jails journalists and intimidates the public” Related documents Читать на русском / Read in RussianPDF – 91.03 KB “I can now say with certainty that an all-out war has been unleashed against journalists in Belarus,” says Karnei, who recounts what it was like to be held for ten days after being arrested while covering a demonstration, and the violence to which he was subjected in prison. Читать на русском / Read in Russian Victims of the persecution that began after the disputed presidential election on 9 August, the three journalists describe what they have endured, which is typical of the experiences of all the reporters who have been covering the peaceful demonstrations taking place for more than four months. Ruled since 1994 by Alexander Lukashenko, who has managed to be reelected as president in the first round every five years, Belarus is ranked 153rd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. to go further News BelarusEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence ImprisonedWomenImpunityFreedom of expressionEconomic pressureJudicial harassmentViolence Follow the news on Belarus Receive email alerts News Help by sharing this information RSF_en Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown June 2, 2021 Find out more Natalia Lubneuskaya, a reporter for the Nasha Niva news website, Ihar Karnei, a journalist with the Belarusian branch of Radio Free Europe, and Marina Zolotova, the editor of TUT.by, Belarus’s most popular news site, have all been subjected to abuses. They agreed to be interviewed so that the outside world can learn how the Belarusian authorities have been obstructing their reporting. Organisation BelarusEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence ImprisonedWomenImpunityFreedom of expressionEconomic pressureJudicial harassmentViolence “We welcome opening of criminal investigation in Lithuania in response to our complaint against Lukashenko” RSF says RSF has registered hundreds of press freedom violations since 9 August. Journalists with independent media outlets are harassed, arrested, subjected to violence, mistreated and sometimes tortured to prevent them from covering the major events that have been taking place. RSF has proposed 15 recommendations with the aim of ending these abuses.
K-State fans stormed the court after the KU upset. What is your opinion this morning? I have no problem with it. I think it must be stopped. I think it would be fine if security was beefed up and everyone’s safety was guaranteed. View Results Loading …Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (4) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. -4 Vote up Vote down JustMe · 285 weeks ago You CAN NOT guarantee safety in something like that. Report Reply 0 replies · active 285 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Charlotte Brooks · 285 weeks ago I know I sound crazy but I have no problem with it. I might change my tune if I or someone I love was hurt during an event. I think people need to lighten up. Report Reply 0 replies · active 285 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Larry · 285 weeks ago Sounds like a job for homeland security. They can get more money and try to control something else. Report Reply 0 replies · active 285 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Home Town Boy · 285 weeks ago Show’s the lack of discipline the institution teaches. What else would you expect from an A&M. Report Reply 0 replies · active 285 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments