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Andrei Bastunets

About Andrei Bastunets

Andrei Bastunets is a vastly experienced journalist who is currently the chairperson of the Belarusian Association of Journalists. He is one of the authors of proposals to reform and modernise media legislation in Belarus, as well as a number of draft laws in the field of media.

Belarusian Journalists Still Face Huge Problems

Belarus came in a lowly 153rd place (of 180) in Reporters Without Borders 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Other media freedom watchdogs and international organisations have reached similar conclusions: Belarus is ranked amongst the ten least free countries by Freedom House, although – credit where it’s due – it did move up from 194th last year to 192nd this year. Continue reading Belarusian Journalists Still Face Huge Problems