In Ukraine was less freedom of speech on the Internet – Freedom House

В Украине стало меньше свободы слова в Интернете - Freedom House

Human rights activists state the deterioration of svodoby of speech in Ukraine

Seven years ago, Ukraine was defined as completely free in terms of Internet, now Ukraine is characterized as “partly free”.

In Ukraine the deteriorating situation with the freedom of speech on the Internet. On Tuesday, October 9, according to Freedom House Ukraine in Facebook.

According to the monitoring, seven years ago, the country was defined as completely free in terms of Internet, now Ukraine is characterized as “partly free”.

According to local experts, this is due to the work of Ukrainian power structures. Often their activities are focused on the control and prohibition of freedom of expression in the network, despite the fact that the Ukrainian legislation does not limit it.

In addition, there are cases of extrajudicial blocking of Internet resources in Ukraine relevant decisions of the various authorities.

As reported, last week the Verkhovna Rada recommended that the national security Council to impose sanctions against companies that are included in the ownership structure of the channels 112 Ukraine and NewsOne.

112 Ukraine declare that a petition for sanctions indicates a serious threat to freedom of speech and independence of media.

The national security Council said that the appeal of Parliament to the imposition of sanctions applies only to founders of TV channels.

 

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