Affiliated media: Freelance journalist
Incident date: May 26, 2022
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Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Belarus, Iwye district
The law enforcers detained Ales Lyubenchuk in the village of Krivichy, Iwye district (Grodna region). His home was searched, and then he was taken to Minsk for interrogation by the Investigative Committee. After that, the journalist was detained in a criminal case and placed in a temporary detention centre. It is not yet known what he is accused of. Previously, Ales Lubenchuk worked for the Belsat TV channel.