Pozirk - Justice for Journalists

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Affiliated media: Pozirk, Online media

Incident date: February 6, 2024

Attack type:

  • Shutting down a media outlet / blocking an Internet site/ seizure of an entire print run

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Belarusian Association of Journalists

Location: Belarus, Minsk

Additional information:

Access to the website of the information resource Pozirk was restricted in Belarus. The media resource is now available only through VPN services. The website pozirk.online started working on October 16, 2023. On December 5, 2023, the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk declared its content «extremist materials». The media project Pozirk was created in forced exile by the team of the independent news agency BelaPAN and online newspaper Naviny.by, which were shut down by the authorities in 2021.