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OSCE Representative welcomes legislation aiming to enhance journalists’ safety in Ukraine


VIENNA, 15 May 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today welcomed the adoption of a law in Ukraine which increases penalties for crimes committed against journalists and their close relatives.
On 14 May, the Supreme Rada amended the Criminal Code increasing criminal responsibility for hindering journalists’ work. The amendments include sanctions for:
threats of murder and violence;
deliberate attacks;
deliberate destruction or damage to property;
murder or attempted murder;
abduction and detention.
“I trust that these important legislative changes will contribute to ensuring journalists’ safety in Ukraine,” Mijatović said. “The authorities should spare no efforts in fully investigating the circumstances of all …read more

Source: OSCE

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