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The trial of Belarusian-Polish journalist and Polish minority activist Andrzej Poczobut will not begin on November 28 as planned, the Belarusian Journalists' Association (BAZ) said on Wednesday.
After five years travelling over 40,000 km across the continent, taking thousands of photographs and recording descriptions of his adventures and the people he met, Kazimierz Nowak left behind an exceptional record of African life in the thirties.
A 30-year-old Pole has been arrested in Poland on suspicion of involvement in last July's assassination of a popular Dutch investigative journalist Peter de Vries, Dutch prosecutors said on Monday.
A court in Gomel, Belarus, has sentenced TVP journalist Iryna Slaunikava to five years in a penal colony after finding her guilty of "creating an extremist formation", the independent Belarusian television channel Belsat has reported.
The plaque is the brainchild of Izabella Podzińska, a neighbour who as a young girl lived opposite the block of flats where Kapuściński once lived. Her determination has resulted in a small plastic commemorative plaque with the words: “The world-famous reporter, writer, poet and photographer lived in this building in the years 1965-1988.”
Aleksandr Sladkov made the blunder after being handed what he said was an American anti-tank grenade launcher. “Interesting,” he observed in the viral clip, “the Americans wrote [instructions] in Ukrainian using the Latin alphabet.”
War reporter Monika Andruszewska was in the city of Irpin when it came under attack from Russian missiles. Coming across a group of terrified locals attempting to escape, Andruszewska abandoned her camera to help escort them out of the danger zone, saying “I did what had to do.”
The government, on Monday, adopted a draft amendment to the act on the protection of the state border to help ensure the effectiveness of the Border Guard and, under conditions, allow journalists access to the Polish-Belarusian border area, the PM's Office said.
Journalists could gain access to Poland's crisis-torn border with Belarus under proposed changes to border protection laws.