VIENNA, 3 April 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today 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.
“The authorities have to stop imposing restrictive measures on freelance journalists, hindering them to do their job in a free and safe manner,” Mijatović said. “A constructive solution to this issue should be reached.”
Since the Representative’s latest statement on this issue in December 2014, there have been six additional cases involving freelance journalists fined for working with foreign media without accreditation:
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