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Belarusian Journalist’s Sentencing Indicates New Levels of Repression

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Journalist Katsiaryna Andreyeva is seen reporting for Poland-based media outlet Belsat TV, in Minsk, Belarus, August 2020. © 2020 Private Last week, a court in Homieĺ, Belarus, found journalist Katsiaryna Andreyeva guilty of “high treason.” She is already serving a two-year sentence on bogus charges, and the new verdict increased her total sentence to eight years and three months. In February 2021, a district court in Minsk sentenced Katsiaryna and her colleague Daria Chultsova to two years in prison for “organizing activities violating public order.” The charges…

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