Vienna, 7 August 2018
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) condemns today’s police raids on two media outlets in Minsk. the news agency BelaPAN and the news website Tut.by were visited by police and at least four journalists were taken into police custody for questioning. Both media outlets reported that more arrests were made in the afternoon.
Police took in a police investigation Tut.by editor-in-chief Maryna Zolatava, Tut.by journalists Hanna Kaltyhina and Halina Ulasik, and BelaPAN reporter Tatsyana Karavyankova.