The OSCE condemned the attack on journalists near the Prosecutor General’s office in Kiev

В ОБСЕ осудили нападение на журналистов под Генпрокуратурой в Киеве

Darin Biler hit him in the face and pelted with eggs

Harlem Desir called for the police to do everything possible to protect media representatives in Ukraine.

The representative of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on freedom of the media, Harlem Desir considers unacceptable the attack on protesters on the film crew of the TV channel NewsOne near the building of the Prosecutor General.

About this he wrote on his page in the microblog Twitter.

“The attack on the journalist Darin Beeler and her team with NewsOne protesters in Kiev is unacceptable. When that investigation began, I urge the police to Ukraine to do everything possible to protect the representatives of the mass media”, – he wrote.

Journalists must always be able to report in a safe manner. Today’s attack against a journalist Daryna Bilera and her crew with @NewsOne_TV by protesters in #Kyiv is ending. While investigation started, I call on the police in #Ukraine to do their utmost to protect media members.

— OSCE media freedom (@OSCE_RFoM) 17 Sep 2018

Recall, 17 November the nationalists picketed the GPU, demanding to dismiss the Deputy Prosecutor General Yevgeny Enina from extradition to Russia Timur Tumgoev, who fought on Ukraine’s side in Donbas. The protesters provoked a brawl with police officers, injured at least seven policemen.

In addition, near the GPU, an incident occurred with the film crew of TV channel Newsone. The unknown woman approached the crew and hit the journalist Darin Biler in the face. Also, according to preliminary data, the crew of the channel pelted with eggs. From the crowd of journalists escorted by the police.

The police of Kiev opened three proceedings on the fact of the riots at the walls of the Prosecutor General.

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