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Media Watchdog Condemns ‘Wave Of Violence’ Against Ukrainian Journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is urging Ukrainian authorities to enforce legislation penalizing violence against journalists after a reporter was assaulted by officers in Kyiv last week while he was filming an anti-lockdown protest.

In a statement on May 7, the Paris-based media-freedom watchdog says the incident came amid “many other cases of threats and acts of aggression and intimidation” against journalists since a public-health emergency was declared in parts of Ukraine on March 20.

“It is unacceptable for the police to join in the wave of violence that Ukrainian journalists have suffered since the start of the public-health crisis,” said Jeanne Cavelier, …read more

Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty


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