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Fourteen Belarusian Journalists Arrested During Protest Action

8 April 2002 MINSK, 6 April (BelaPAN)–Fourteen journalists were arrested on 5 April in the western Belarusian city of Grodno while demonstrating against the criminal prosecution of Nikolai Markevich and Pavel Mozheiko, editor in chief and reporter with the local independent newspaper Pahonya. The newspaper was closed down by the authorities in November last year.The […]