The Commission of Public chamber (OP) the Russian Federation on development of Public diplomacy and the support of compatriots abroad wants at the Symposium OSCE hard to raise the issue of harassment of Russian reporters and media outlets in Moldova and to encourage the international Commonwealth to take decisive condemnation of such actions, according to the Commission, received in the Last news .
The coordinating Council of Moldova broadcasting (BCC) on Wednesday adopted an opinion on the suspension of broadcasting of the TV channel " Russia 24 ". Last summer, the authorities of Moldova have suspended the broadcasting of the TV channel. In the Russian capital this decision has called illegal and violate the rights of Russian-speaking inhabitants of Moldova. In Chisinau demonstrations of disagreement in support of the Russian TV channels. Later, the journalist VGTRK Dmitry Castro said in Chisinau airport it is not allowed on the court of Moldavia, where He arrived on a business trip. He said that the Moldovan authorities barred him from entering the country until 2019.
"in the framework of the OSCE conference on security correspondents, freedom and pluralism of the media in conflict situations, the Public chamber of the Russian Federation of 16 June 2015 will hold an event dedicated to providing free access to sources of information in the contemporary international context. So, have plans in the most severe way to raise the framework of the OSCE, the issue of harassment of Russian reporters and media outlets in Moldova and to encourage the international Commonwealth to take decisive condemnation of such actions ", - said in the appeal to the Commission.
the Commission regrets to emphasize the dramatic deterioration of the situation of freedom of expression and the media in Moldova. Review OP members, the recent politically motivated actions of Moldovan authorities regarding the TV channel "Russia-24" and correspondents clearly demonstrate on conducting a full-scale persecution in the country on printed and electronic publications of Russia.
The Commission condemned the attack on the freedom of expression and journalistic activity, the organization of the persecution of the Russian correspondents and publications." Openly hostile decision by the Moldovan authorities not only in contradiction with the basic principles and values of international law and European cooperation, but in General are harmful to the dialogue and stability in the region, which are so necessary in the settlement of the fall in Ukraine ", - the statement reads.