Belarus Authorities Detain Foreign Media

Belarus authorities on Tuesday moved against international media ahead of a parliamentary election, detaining photographers attempting to record an anti-government demonstration. Uniformed police in the capital Minsk took into custody still photographers working for the English Reuters news agency and the US-headquartered Associated Press, as well as a television camera operator for the German channel ZDF, a statement from the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) said.

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