Independent journalist in Brest reprimanded by prosecutor's office

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Brest Public Prosecutor's Office warned the member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists over his article Bresters To Create Lobby In Government published on the website of Radio Racia 1.5 months ago, Yauhen Skrabets told Euroradio. The article was about the public discussion about the ways of preserving the old town heritage.

Skrabets: "The prosecutor did not tell me what was wrong with the article. He only said that Brest Province KGB noticed the article and informed the Public Prosecutor's Office about it.”

Yauhen SKrabets has not received the document yet. He had to require a copy to be able to appeal the decision. He will be able to study the case papers within 15 days. 

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