The deputies of the state Duma from the Communist party on Thursday will forward the appeal to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland and the OSCE representative on freedom of the media Dunya miyatovich the initiative to make the Commission for independent investigations into killings of journalists and violations of freedom of speech in Ukraine.
The initiators were the Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee Valery Rashkin and Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist party Sergei Obukhov. The MPs hope that the appeal will be joined by their colleagues in the state Duma.
"We urge you to do a Commission for providing independent, rigorous, open and fair investigation of the murder Olesya Elderberry and other correspondents, as well as arrests, torture and numerous other violations of professional and personal rights of authorized mass media in Ukraine ", - said in a statement, the test of which is available Fins news .
people's deputies mention the denial of accreditation of the Russian media, the deportation of the correspondents of the Russian Federation, preventing their entry into the country, disabling broadcasting certain channels.
They also write about illegal arrests, torture and murder of authorized media. For example, the story is about the murder of journalist Olesya Elderberry.
the statement emphasizes that the wait for an objective investigation of the Ukrainian police killing of an Elder and other correspondents.
"The right of correspondents to life and freedom, and the collection and dissemination of information are being violated by the security forces, controlled by the Kiev authorities," say the MPs.
review of parliamentarians, if not to make the Commission for the investigation of all these cases to the Council of Europe, a chance to access the world community the truth about the unprecedented violations of freedom of speech in Ukraine may not be submitted.
the statement noted that, according to the international Institute for security correspondents, Ukraine for the first time in the history became the most dangerous country in the world for authorized media. According to the International Federation of journalists, over the past year the number of deaths there correspondents has increased fourfold, write elected officials.