VIENNA, 16 September 2015 – On the 15th anniversary of the disappearance of prominent Ukrainian journalist Georgyi Gongadze, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, reiterated her call on the authorities to fully investigate the crime. Gongadze went missing on 16 September 2001 and was later found dead outside Kyiv.
“Gongadze paid the ultimate price for his courageous work,” Mijatović said. “Fifteen years on, his murder continues to have a dampening effect on the free expression and free media in Ukraine. The masterminds behind this vicious crime must be brought to justice.”
Mijatović also expressed concern about the lack …read more