Vladimir Romensky - Justice for Journalists

Vladimir Romensky

Affiliated media: TV Rain , Journalist

Incident date: August 9, 2020

Attack type:

  • Ban on entering the country, denial or revocation of a visa / accreditation
  • Forced deportation, Extradition
  • Search without a court decree
  • Short-term detention

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Belarusian Association of Journalists

Location: Belarus, Minsk

Additional information:

Journalists of the Russian TV channel "Dozhd" Vladimir Romensky, Vasily Poklonsky and cameraman Nikolai Antipov were brutally detained in Minsk. They've been taken to the police station where administrative protocols on violation of media legislation were drawn up to them. The search was also conducted in their flat. Later journalists were deported to Russia with a ban on entering Belarus for five years.