Belarusian Association of Journalists


The Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) (Belarusian: Беларуская асацыяцыя журналістаў Biełaruskaja Asacyjacyja Žurnalistaǔ) is a non-governmental organisation of journalists in Belarus.[1] To have freedom of speech and rights of receiving and distributing information are its desire.[2] It was made in 1995.[3] BAJ is a friend of the International Federation of Journalists, the European Federation of Journalists, and Reporters Without Borders. It got the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize in 2004.[4]

Belarusian Association of Journalists
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Andrei Bastunets


  1. Каравянкова, Таццяна (2009-05-25). "«Аддаваць» мэдыясфэру ўлады не маюць намеру" (in Belarusian). BelaPAN. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
  2. . Jun 6, 2003 Archived from the original on 2003-06-06. Retrieved Aug 14, 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. "Belarusian Association of Journalists |". Archived from the original on October 31, 2020. Retrieved Aug 14, 2020.
  4. "The Belarusian Association of Journalists – Sakharov Prize Laureate 2004". European Parliament. Retrieved 2016-10-29.

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