Journalists charged, police raids continue in Belarus

Committee to Protect Journalists Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko speaks in Minsk on December 20, the same day riot police forcibly dispersed thousands of demonstrators protesting the results of a flawed presidential vote. (AP/Sergei Grits)

New York, January 3, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the European Union today to condition its diplomatic relations with Belarus on the release of all recently arrested journalists and the halt of official Minsk’s crackdown on the independent press.

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Journalists charged, police raids continue in Belarus

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