Katsyaryna Barysevich

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Katsyaryna Barysevich
Кацярына Анатольеўна Барысевіч
Born (1984-08-02) August 2, 1984 (age 36)
CitizenshipBelarus
Alma materBelarusian State University[1]
Occupationjournalist

Katsyaryna Barysevich (Belarusian: Кацярына Анатольеўна Барысевіч, Russian: Екатерина Анатольевна Борисевич) (born on 2 August 1984 in Staryya Darohi, Minsk Region, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union) is a journalist from Belarus.[2] She worked for the website TUT.BY, European Radio for Belarus and other media. She wrote about the death Raman Bandarenka in 2020.[3] She was arrested on November 19, 2020, in Minsk.[4]

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On November 24, the human rights organization Amnesty International hamed her s a prisoner of conscience in the Bandarenka thing.[4] On the same day, ten organizations (the Viasna Human Rights Centre, the Belarusian Association of Journalists, the Belarusian Helsinki Committee and others) made a joint statement.[5][6][7] It said that she is a political prisoner.[5][6][7] Boris Haretski, deputy chairman of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, said that the authorities were not fighting the problem, but the media, “They think that if the press does not write about Bandarenka, people will not find out about it. Of course, they will know everything, but the media is still under attack."[8]

She was named Journalist of the Year (2020).[9][10][11]

On December 16, 2020, the support over the political prisoner was taken by Cem Özdemir, a member of the Bundestag.[12]

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  1. "Катерина Борисевич". TUT.BY (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  2. Катерина Борсевич. "Катерина БОРИСЕВИЧ". Комсомольская правда (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  3. "Журналисту TUT.BY Катерине Борисевич, которая писала статью о Романе Бондаренко, предъявлено обвинение" (in Russian). Brestskaya Gazeta. 2020-10-29. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Гуштын, Адар'я (2020-11-27). "Журналиста TUT.BY Катерину Борисевич перевели в СИЗО на Володарского. Письма ей почти не доходят" (in Russian). TUT.BY. Archived from the original on 2020-11-30. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Правозащитники признали политзаключенными журналисток Борисевич, Андрееву и Чульцову" (in Russian). BelaPAN. 2020-11-24. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Правозащитники признали журналисток Катерину Борисевич, Катерину Андрееву и Дарью Чульцову политзаключенными" (in Russian). MediaZona. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Журналисток TUT.BY и «Белсат» правозащитники назвали политзаключенными" (in Russian). TUT.BY. 2020-11-24. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  8. Александровская, Богдана (2020-11-25). "Ходьба по минному полю. Как в Беларуси сейчас работают журналисты" (in Russian). Deutsche Welle. Archived from the original on 2020-12-04. Retrieved 2020-12-04.
  9. "Названы лауреаты Национальной правозащитной премии" (in Russian). Viasna Human Rights Centre. 2020-12-10. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  10. "Есть такая профессия! "Журналистами года" правозащитники пр". Belarusian Partisan (in Russian). 2020-12-10. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  11. "«Журналистами года» правозащитники назвали трех арестованных по уголовным делам журналисток, в том числе и Катерину Борисевич" (in Russian). TUT.BY. 2020-12-10. Retrieved 2020-12-11.
  12. "100 Paten für politische Gefangene in Belarus: Cem Özdemir wird Pate der Journalistin Katsiaryna Barysevich" (in German). Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights. 2020-12-16. Archived from the original on 2021-02-02. Retrieved 2021-02-02. Es ist von unschätzbarem Wert, dass mutige Journalist*innen wie Katsiaryna Barysevich die Wahrheit ans Licht bringen. ... Katsiaryna Barysevich ist eine von vielen beeindruckenden Frauen, die den Wandel in Belarus vorangetrieben haben.

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