2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest

Journalist Daria Chultsova gestures inside a defendants’ cage in a court room in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. A court in Belarus on Thursday sent two female journalists to prison for years on charges of violating public order after they covered a protest against the nation’s authoritarian president. The court in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on Thursday handed two-year sentences to Katsiaryna Andreyeva and Daria Chultsova of the Belsat TV channel.