The Austrian branch of the international organization " reporters without borders on Wednesday expressed concern proposed in the Parliament of Ukraine the Draft law on the dissemination of information on special operations in the Donbass, reported in circulation organization.
The bill proposes to add to the criminal rule of the country article on liability for information assistance for terrorism, the norm prohibiting the proliferation of any method of the ideology of terrorism and information, the purpose of which is propaganda or justification of terrorism. The document also prohibits dissemination through the media data, which reveals data about the location and movement of the branches of military power, the state of their readiness.
the appeal of the organization " reporters without borders released on Wednesday, States that Amended 9 June, the draft law contains a fresh selection prohibiting the spread of terrorist ideology of any kind ", as well as touching certain types of information about the so-called "anti-terrorist actions" in Eastern Ukraine.
Reporters without borders concerned about the possible consequences part of the vague language of the bill ", - reported in circulation.
"The concept of terrorist ideology is defined too broadly. Missing definitions lend themselves to interpretations that have the ability to put pressure correspondents working at the front or doing a story about bribery in the army "- are, in the words of Rubies moehring, President of the Austrian branch of the organization " reporters without borders ".
The organization urged the Ukrainian Parliament to reject the draft law, reported in circulation.
the document also States that the first day of the week local journalist Alexander Hayuk were injured by shrapnel during the shelling of Donetsk." The hayuk stayed in place as a reporter. He also worked at the French Agency AFP, " informs Organization.