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Attack by municipal guards signals rising threats against journalists in Ukraine
Aug17

Attack by municipal guards signals rising threats against journalists in Ukraine

A member of the Municipal Guard attacks a journalist with teargas. Photo by Tomikage via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0) The year 2018 has thus far been a difficult one for journalists in Ukraine. On June 4, 2018, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir issued a public statement condemning Ukraine’s Spokesperson of the...

What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you
Aug17

What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you

Protests in Budapest, October 2014. Photo by Marietta Le, used with permission. The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world. This week, we’re looking back at seven years of covering global digital rights news in celebration of our 300th edition!...

What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you
Aug17

What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you

Protests in Budapest, October 2014. Photo by Marietta Le, used with permission. The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world. This week, we’re looking back at seven years of covering global digital rights news in celebration of our 300th edition!...

Russia denies owning missile that downed MH17
May25

Russia denies owning missile that downed MH17

The BUK missile system used to shoot down flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine in July 2014 belonged to the 53rd brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, the Joint Investigation Team revealed on Thursday. Russia denies this, NU.nl reports. According to Russia, no Russian missile installation ever crossed the border between Russia and Ukraine. The Russian...

Missile launcher in MH17 downing tied to Russia military; Investigators appeal for help
May24

Missile launcher in MH17 downing tied to Russia military; Investigators appeal for help

The missile that shot down flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in July 2014 came from the Russian Armed Forces, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) revealed at a press conference on Thursday morning. The question of who shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight was not answered on Thursday. …read more Source: NL...

Dutch companies suspected of helping build bridge between Russia, Crimea
May04

Dutch companies suspected of helping build bridge between Russia, Crimea

The Public Prosecutor is investigating the involvement of seven Dutch companies in the construction of a bridge from Russia to Crimea. Due to EU sanctions against Russia, Dutch companies were not allowed to help build that bridge, NU.nl reports. …read more Source: NL...

MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court
Jan31

MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court

A group of MH17 victims’ relatives won a lawsuit in a United States court which entitles them to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, television program Zembla reports based on court documents. A total of 25 surviving relatives, including 10 Dutch, took part in this lawsuit filed against Igor Girkin, a leader among pro-Russian...

Bone fragments found in Ukraine do come from MH17 victims
Nov14

Bone fragments found in Ukraine do come from MH17 victims

Pieces of bone found in the vicinity of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine contain DNA material from seven… …read more Source:...

Amid the Vast Universe of the ‘Valerian’ Movie, Ukraine Gets a Special Shout-Out
Nov10

Amid the Vast Universe of the ‘Valerian’ Movie, Ukraine Gets a Special Shout-Out

Photoshopped screenshot from the sci-fi film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” with cosmonauts wearing the Ukrainian flag as shoulder sleeve insignia, shared on social networks. The presence of the Ukrainian flag on the sleeve of an astronaut in the movie “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” has created a small sensation...

What Happens when Montenegro Citizens Return Home After Fighting in Foreign Wars?
Nov05

What Happens when Montenegro Citizens Return Home After Fighting in Foreign Wars?

Screenshot from the online version of the documentary film “The Road of No Return?” by Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), from Montenegro. Milica Bogdanović, the author of this post, is a member of the Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), the organization which produced the film mentioned. The documentary film “The Road of No Return?”...

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