7 October: Eighth anniversary of the murder of journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya

posted 6 Oct 2014, 23:05 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Oct 2014, 23:27 ]
On 7 October 2006 Anna Politkovskaya, journalist, writer, and human rights defender, was shot dead in the lift of the apartment building where she lived. In June 2014 five men were convicted and sentenced to terms in prison for her murder. It  remains unclear who ordered or paid for the contract killing.

For more information: 

HRO.org in English: Anna Politkovskaya

Photo: Anna Politkovskaja im Gespräch mit Christhard Läpple CC BY 2.0 view terms

Blaues Sofa - Flickr: Anna Politkovskaja im Gespräch mit Christhard Läpple