Nadezhda Azhgikhina: "Stop hate, stop impunity" - a letter from Russia

posted 13 Nov 2017, 07:08 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 13 Nov 2017, 07:16 ]

2 November 2017

On 2 November 2017, the EFJ Vice President Nadezda Azgikhina wrote a letter from Russia. The letter focused on fighting against hate and impunity towards journalists. Here, the EFJ publishes this letter:

The first conference devoted to Impunity in Russia took place just before the Moscow IFJ Congress in 2007. It focused mainly on the assassination of Anna Politkovskaya, the journalist murdered on 7 October 2006, and focused on other colleagues who were murdered too. For the first time, a list of deceased Russian journalists, prepared by Glasnost Defense Foundation, was presented to the international professional community. It consisted of 211 names. [Read more]