In Ukraine increased attacks on journalists

В Украине участились нападения на журналистов

In September recorded 11 attacks.

In September 2017 it was recorded 11 cases of use of physical force against members of the media. It is reported Radio liberty with reference to the national Union of journalists of Ukraine.

As noted, the 4 incident occurred in Kiev and the region, according to two incidents in Odessa and in the Donetsk region, one – in Rivne, Poltava regions and in Kiev.

“Physical aggression and rude to journalists – it is not uncommon for the Ukrainian media environment. But, at least from law enforcement agencies journalists must wait for protection,” – said the Chairman of NSZHU Sergey Tomilenko.

We will remind, on August, 26th in Ovidiopol of Odessa region three men assaulted and beat the editor-in-chief naddnistryans’ka Pravda Novel Varshanidze.

A month later, the journalist of the program Scheme Michael weaver said of the attack on him with a colleague, employees of the state security Department at one of the restaurants of Concha Zaspa.

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