MINSK, Belarus - An opposition journalist in Belarus says she received death threats after accusing authorities of possibly killing her colleague.
Oleg Bebenin, the founder and chief editor of the Charter97 opposition website, was found dead Friday. Authorities said he committed suicide.
Svetlana Kalinkina, editor of the Narodnaya Volya opposition newspaper, said Monday that she received an email with death threats after she alleged Bebenin might have been killed.
Three journalists have been killed or gone missing since authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko came to power in 1994.
Television and most print media in the ex-Soviet nation are state-controlled, and many independent newspapers ordered closed have taken refuge in cyberspace.