OSCE calls on thorough investigation of journalist Shchetinin’s death

Source : 112 Ukraine

Representatives of international organizations also urge Ukrainian authorities to resolve situation with safety of journalists and punish those responsible
21:57, 29 August 2016

The circumstances of the death of the journalist Alexander Shchetinin should be promptly and thoroughly investigated. The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic stated this, the website of the organization reports.

“The circumstances of this tragedy must be swiftly and thoroughly investigated,” Mijatović said. “His death is a loss for media community and my sincere condolences go out to Shchetinin’s family, friends and colleagues”, reads the statement.

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The OSCE Representative also urged the Ukrainian authorities to rectify the situation with the safety of journalists and to effectively address the issue of impunity of perpetrators.

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