Closing of Independant Newspapers in Belarus

April 27th, 2011   Articles | Belarus

The two largest independent newspapers in Belarus, Narodnaya Vola and Nasha Niva, might be closed down.

The Ministry of Information of the republic of Belarus has sent the request to the Superior Economic Court of Belarus  to stop publication of the two largest independent newspapers in Belarus, Narodnaya Vola and Nasha Niva.

The decision was made by the Ministry of Information in accordance with the sub-paragraph 2.2 of article 51 §2 of Belarusian Law on mass media, stating that two or more officially written warnings has been issued by the authorities within a year.

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