The Reporters Without Borders international organization published their updated list of the enemies of the press. The list now contain the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.
The list of 35 people now also contains the name of the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, North-Korean Kim Jong-un, Turkish President Recep Erdogan, and the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping.
Apart from the politicians, the list also puts criminal movements and organizations.
Note that Putin has been in the list since 2000, Kadyrov – since 2005 and Lukashenko – since 1994.
The Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is marked on November 2.
Ban Ki moon called journalists to commemorate those representatives of mass media, who were killed on duty. He also noted that many journalists die in the conflicts that they cover, others are made silent by dint of violence in a peaceful world. More than 800 journalists have been killed for bringing news and information to the public over the past decade.