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YABLOKO to conduct a memorial action paying tribute to murdered journalists

Press Release
December 14, 2010

On Wednesday, December 15, the YABLOKO party will conduct a memorial action paying tribute to murdered journalists. The picket will take place on the Journalists Memorial Day devoted to journalists who were killed in the line of their duty and conducted by the Russian JournalistsТ Union.

The action will take place by the Griboyedov monument at Chiastiye Prudy. YABLOKOТs activists will hold photographs of murdered journalists with the dates when they were killed. The activists will also hold a banner with a question УNo one brought to account?Ф against a background of photos of the journalists whose murders have been still uninvestigated.

Thus the murderers of P.Khlebnikov (The Forbes), I.Domnikov, Yu.Schekochikhin, A.Politkovskaya (Novaya Gazeta), A.Sidorov, V.Ivanov (Toliattinskoye Obozreniye) E.Markevich (Noviy Ref), Ya.Yaroshenko (Korruptzia I Prestupnost), V.Krivosheyev (Komsomolskaya Pravda, Lipetsk), Larissa Yudina (Sovietskaya Kalmykia) and many other were not found. The activists will light candles in memory of the killed journalists.

The action will begin at 4 p.m.

Address: metro station Chistiye Prudy, Chistoprudniy boulevard, by GriboyedovТs monument.


See also:

Freedom of Speech

Human Rights

 

 

 



Press Release
December 14, 2010