Gianluca Costantini
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Freedom for Andrzej Poczobut

Belarusian authorities must immediately release journalists Andrzej Poczobut and Anastasia Sharkevich, and stop retaliating against journalists for their reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday.

On Monday, February 6, Sharkevich, who manages the Telegram channel of the independent newspaper Narodnaya Volya, appeared in a video published by a pro-government Telegram channel saying she had been arrested by security forces for participating in protest marches, according to media reports and the Belarusian Association of Journalists, a banned advocacy and trade group operating from exile. 

That post claimed that Sharkevich promoted “destructive content” online and called for blocking traffic at protests and committing gross violations of public order and illegal actions. Continue

Poland / Belarus

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