Natalia Radzina


Born in 1979, Natalia Radzina has a Degree in Journalism and is the editor of the Charter ’97 independent news portal. She was arrested for ‘organizing mass riots’ in the demonstrations by the opposition to protest against the presidential election frauds in December 2010. She was detained for longer than a month and was then released under house arrest. A parliamentary question on her case was submitted at the European Parliament in March 2011. The following summer she obtained political asylum in Lithuania, where the Internet site is registered. In 2010 she was among the nominees for the Index of Censorship Freedom of Expression Award.