Vienna, 19 July 2013
The South East Europe Media Organisation welcomed today’s decision by a court in Minsk to lift the restrictions imposed on Belarusian journalist, Irina Khalip.
Khalip, a journalist for Novaya gazeta, received a two-year suspended sentence in 2011. Khalip . Khalip got in 2010 a Special Mention for her work as part of the annual CEI SEEMO investigative journalism award.