Died on Andrew McIntosh, a former chairman of the Subcommittee on Mass Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Chaired by Andrew McIntosh hearing took place in Belarus in Strasbourg and international conferences on the subject of freedom of the Belarusian media. At the initiative of the Macintosh fall 2008 a group of members of the Belarusian Association of Journalists invited to speak in the House of Lords.
"In the face of Andrew McIntosh a free press throughout Europe, including and Belarus, has lost its real and true friend, "- commented on the death of Andrew McIntosh vice-chairman BAJ Andrei Alexandrov.
Andrew Robert McIntosh (Andrew Robert Mcintosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey) was born April 30, 1933. From 2003 to 2005 years has been British Minister for Media and Heritage. Since September 2005 he became a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where since 2008 he headed the sub-committee on Media Committee on Culture, Science and Education, and from January 2010 — and the Committee itself.