Analytical Review No. 2-1 “Situation with journalists’ rights in the light of the events in the Republic of Belarus during the period of December 2010 – January 2011”
This review is based on information from free published sources, including the media, interviews with journalists and the Belarusian Association of Journalists messages. The review includes incidents attending detentions and other forms of restrictions on freedom of journalists performing their professional duties in covering the events, as well as well known facts - use of physical force by the authorities, cases of searches and seizures of equipment before, during and after the events of December 19, 2010 on the Independence Square. The review is divided into three main parts in accordance with these periods.