VIENNA, 26 April 2016 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about the obstruction of the work of Savik Shuster, journalist, producer and host of the “Shuster Live” television show in Ukraine.
According to reports, the Kyiv City Employment Centre yesterday annulled Shuster’s work permit. The annulment was made after Shuster allegedly did not inform the authorities about the existence of a criminal record. Shuster, a Canadian citizen, denies the existence of such a record and considers the development as pressure on his professional activity.
“The circumstances of this case raise a number of concerns and …read more