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Belarus Continues To Stifle Press Freedom, Revoking Press Licenses Of 15 Reporters

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Published on August 29, 2020 - Duration: 00:34s

Belarus Continues To Stifle Press Freedom, Revoking Press Licenses Of 15 Reporters

Nearly three weeks after the controversial re-election of Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko, officials are cracking down on journalists even more.

CNN reports fifteen Belarusian journalists have had their accreditation to work for the BBC and other foreign media outlets removed by the authorities.

The BBC has confirmed that two journalists working for its Russian service in Minsk have had their press licenses taken away with immediate effect.

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