Letter by Human Rights Defenders in Support of Radio Liberty

posted 1 Oct 2012, 12:31 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 1 Oct 2012, 12:32 ]
27 September 2012

Source: zaprava.ru

To the International Committee of the U.S. Congress
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Senator Benjamin Cardin

Dear Sirs, 
We regret to take note of the fact that Radio Liberty, by decision of the management, is ending its medium-wave broadcasts. This decision has been taken at a moment when the regime of Vladimir Putin has launched a new attack on freedom of speech in Russia, the democratic movement and human rights organizations are being declared “foreign agents”, and USAID has stopped its work in Russia. [Read more]