Photo: BelTA Journalists suspected of illegal access to news from the state Agency BelTA
Arrested six of the staff portal Tut.by and two employees of the news Agency BelaPAN.
In Belarus in the case of illegal access to news from the state Agency BelTA detained at least five journalists. On Tuesday, August 7, said the head of the Belarusian Association of journalists Andrei Bastunets, RBC.
“While according to our data, (delayed) six of the staff portal Tut.by and two employees of the news Agency BelaPAN. Some of them can be arrested as suspects for up to three days, some may be released after interrogation, we do not know their procedural status,” he explained.
According to Bastunets, the information about the detention of journalists said their relatives and colleagues as possible to get in touch they had.
“As I understand it, when it came to the police, they were deprived of the opportunity to use means of communication . In one case, the nurse called in another staff, etc., some detained in the workplace, some still at home. Information is not yet complete”, – he said.
In turn, the founder of Tut.by Yuri Zisser informed the Agency that six journalists are in the Investigative Committee of Belarus.
“So, they’re in the UK, but we don’t know what it is. No information, their phones are disconnected, we all will know in a roundabout way”, – he explained.
According to Zisser, also arrested two former employees Tut.by.
“And anyone else from BelaPAN (detained). The list is large”, he added.
Soon in your Facebook Zisser said that on interrogation in SK of the Republic is the chief editor of Zolotov and the editors of the beaver, Ermachenok, Ulasik, Kaligina and Bobed. Galina Ulasik detained for three days, he said. Zisser added that to Tutbay Media from law enforcement bodies yet have no complaints.
Earlier, the SC of the Republic has reported the arrest of Marina Zolotova and Anna Kaltygina. Besides them, police have taken for questioning a journalist of BelaPAN Tatiana Korovenkova.
It was also reported that Belarus is being searched in another media – the newspaper Nauka.
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