Friday, August 16, 2019
Moscow City Blocks Picket in Support of Ingush and Other North Caucasus Journalists Now Under Arrest
Staunton, August 14 – The Moscow city authorities have rejected an application by the Journalists Union to hold a demonstration in defense of journalists now behind bars in the North Caucasus, an action intended to reduce attention to their fate but one that appears likely to backfire on the powers that be.
The Union had sought permission to have a picket in support of Ingushetia’s Zarifa Sautiyeva, Rashid Maysigov and Izabella Yevloyeva, as well as Daghestan’s Abdulmumin Gadzhiyeva and KBR’s Martin Kochesoko (capost.media/news/society/piket-v-zashchitu-zhurnalistov-severnogo-kavkaza-pomeshal-prokhodu-grazhdan/). Read more