Affiliated media: Belsat TV channel , Freelance journalist
Incident date: October 11, 2020
- Administrative arrest, remand, pre-trial detention, prison
Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Belarus, Vitebsk
The security officials detained at least 43 media workers on October 11 while covering protests against the presidential election results. The journalist was detained and taken to the police department «to check the documents». There, he was drawn up an administrative report for alleged disobedience to the police (Article 23.4 of the Code of Administrative Offences of the Republic of Belarus). He was held in the detention centre for three days until the trial. On October 14, the court found the journalist not guilty.