The Committee of Ukrainian citizens concerned about persistent reports of harassment by the authorities in relation to territorial authorities and activists of the opposition party the “Batkivschina”, which are implemented throughout the country with a wide involvement in these political repression of various security forces under the control of the President and Cabinet of Ministers.
The International Committee of the protection of press freedom and journalists’ rights, see the statements of Russian journalist Anastasia Izyumskaya about her dismissal from the “Russian news service”, which is published in today’s issue of “Novaya Gazeta”, said that the facts set out there is clearly evidence of very heavy situation prevailing in Russia today with respect to press freedom.
The International Committee of the protection of press freedom and journalists’ rights expresses its deep concern about the facts of the systematic harassment of journalists by the Russian authorities. The International Committee for the Protection of the free press and rights of journalists regard this peculiar to totalitarian regimes, the dangerous trend of misunderstanding by the Russian authorities the vital importance of freedom of speech as one of the cornerstones of democracy and open society.
International Committee for the Protection of freedom and civil society expresses its extreme concern that took place today, the facts of cruel persecution of the peaceful demonstration in Minsk by the Belarusian police. Such reprisals from the authorities suggest that the regime sought to intimidate the citizens of Belarus and to prevent the construction in this country of civil society.
International Committee for the Protection of freedom and civil society expresses its extreme concern that took place today, the persecution in Nizhny Novgorod, the participants of the March of Dissent enforcement bodies of Russia.