Alena Yanushkouskaya - Justice for Journalists

Alena Yanushkouskaya

Affiliated media: Blogger

Incident date: October 14, 2020

Attack type:

  • Court trial

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Belarusian Association of Journalists

Location: Belarus, Vitebsk

Additional information:

The police detained Alena Yanushkouskaya near her home on charges of participating in unauthorized street action. The day before, the blogger had been streaming from the protest march of pensioners. She was taken to the district police department, where she was drawn up a report on violation of the law on mass events and held in the detention centre for one day until the trial. On October 14, the court found Yanushkouskaya guilty and fined her a large sum.