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Sverdlovsk Youth YABLOKO conducted an action in protection of the freedom of speech

Press Release
October 7, 2009

On October 7 Sverdlovsk Youth YABLOKO organisation conducted an action in protection of the freedom of speech. A picket under slogan УSilence! Or youТll be killed?Ф was conducted by the regional Public ProsecutorТs Office.

Young YABLOKOТs activists informed the citizens of the situation with the freedom of speech in Russia illustrating it with a leaflet УTheir words cost their livesФ - a sad list of journalists murdered since 1993.

On the anniversary of the tragic death of Anna Politkvskaya the Youth YABLOKO and Ekaterinburg Memorial branch conducted a memory action paying tribute to Anna.

See also:
Human Rights
Freedom of Speech and Media Law in Russia

Press Release

October 7, 2009