In NUJU told about attacks on journalists in November

В НСЖУ рассказали о нападениях на журналистов в ноябре

In November in Ukraine recorded six cases of attacks on journalists

Since the beginning of year in Ukraine there was a 78 physical aggression against journalists.

In November it recorded six cases of physical aggression against journalists, the majority of incidents were accompanied by public humiliation of media workers from radical “activists”. On Tuesday, December 4, according to the website NUJU.

According to authorities, in November power to the media workers were mainly applied in the Kiev – 4 incident, three of which happened in one day during the March for the Day of remembrance of transgender people. Among the victims – a canadian photojournalist.

Also physical force to journalists in Dnipropetrovsk region and Kharkiv.

The National Union of journalists of Ukraine noted that the situation with the physical safety of media workers continues to be extraordinary.

“The public humiliation of journalists is another confirmation of the sad Ukrainian reality. Systemic impunity for violations and aggressive antihumanists rhetoric of politicians provoke new attacks. NUJU continues to require public reports of heads of law enforcement bodies on the results of investigations of crimes against journalists”, – said the Chairman of the National Union of journalists of Ukraine Sergey Tomilenko.

Since the beginning of the year in Ukraine there have been 78 incidents of physical aggression against journalists.

We will remind, on October 31 in Kiev, unknown assailants attacked and robbed a journalist.

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