Journalism behind bars – the Belarusian crisis
Volha Siakhovich, legal expert, Belarusian Association of Journalism
16th June 2021
13:00 - 14:00
In the span of three months in 2020, Belarusian and foreign journalists were arrested more than 310 times in the line of duty. As of April 2021, 12 journalists remain behind bars. Volha Siakhovich is a legal expert and human rights campaigner for the Belarusian Association of Journalists. She will tell us about the current climate, and what the international journalism community can do to bring attention to it.