Experts have documented dozens of cases of violations of rights of journalists and freedom of speech in Ukraine this year, declared the press service of the Ukrainian Institute of mass information.
"in 2016, recorded one case of murder, 79 instances of interference with activities, 26 cases of beatings and attacks on correspondents and 7 cases of censorship," the – quoted by news Agency research Institute. According to experts, most of these violations happened in Kiev and in Lviv and Volyn. According to the Institute, in September in Ukraine documented eight facts obstruction and five cases of threats reporters. For example, in Kiev, unidentified prevented the shooting death of Deputy of presidential administration, trying to break the camera. There were cases of threats to correspondents during the filming material on private planes bureaucrats. International organizations have repeatedly expressed concern about violations of the rights of authorized mass media in Ukraine. In published fifteen September the next report of the high Commissioner of United Nations for human rights reported that the correspondents in Ukraine are subjected to intimidation and harassment. The report also says that reporters who covered with weapons of the conflict in the Donbass, for example, from the territories not controlled by Kiev, " become targets of online attacks, which are conducted with the acquiescence, and sometimes with the open support occupying a high position bureaucrats ". A big problem called the infringement of the rights of reporters the Commissioner of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic.