European Radio for Belarus receives renewed accreditation
On the 12th of November, the Council of Ministers of Belarus renewed the accreditation for the European Radio for Belarus’ (Euroradio) correspondent office in Minsk. Euroradio is one of the few independent news outlets accessible to Belarusians in their own language and it plays an important role in a country where freedom of press is heavily restricted.
Euroradio had applied for accreditation for over three years, but at this moment in time has only got it prolonged until November 2014. In addition to this, six of its ten accredited journalists are awaiting a decision on their application for accreditation, which is due on the 30th of November.
Euroradio provides an independent, trustworthy and up-to-date information to Belarusian listeners about events in the country and around the world. It plays an important role in promoting democratic values to the citizens of Belarus where freedom of the press is heavily restricted. It is also one of few independent news outlets accessible to Belarusians in their own language.News.
Tags: European Radio for Belarus, Freedom of expression, Freedom of the press, and Journalists.