The International Committee of the free press and protection of journalists’ rights are extremely concerned about the decision of the Ukrainian authorities, who had just forbidden to work in Ukraine known journalist Savik Shuster, who in their programs systematically subjected to ruthless, but justified criticism of the activities of the Ukrainian authorities.
International Committee for the Protection of press freedom and journalists’ rights very surprised by the fact the lack of visible progress in the investigation of numerous cases of Ukrainian authorities targeted attacks on journalists by police in central Kiev, November 30, 2013 and December 1, 2013. Despite the fact that the perpetrators are well known and do not hide from justice.
The International Committee of Press Freedom and Rights of Journalists is concerned about harassment of journalists in the courthouse in the city of Kiev, which took place today in the case of the former Ukrainian prime minister and current opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
International Committee for the Protection of the free press and journalists’ rights is concerned about the facts of the pressure of the Ukrainian authorities on the independent press, which led to the recent cessation of activity in Kiev two oppositional newspapers – “Newspaper in Kiev” and “Evening News”.
International Committee for the Protection of the free press and journalists’ rights is concerned the fact Ukrainian court verdict against journalist Olga Snitsarchuk opposition TV station, which in its reportage assessed official actions of the deputy of the Ukrainian parliament in power from the Party of Regions Yury Bout.