Ukraine: Journalist Killed in Kiev Car Explosion
(Berlin) – Ukrainian authorities should ensure that the investigation into the killing of the journalist Pavel Sheremet, is effective, impartial, and thorough Human Rights Watch said today. Sheremet was killed on July 20, 2016 in Kiev in a car explosion that the authorities said was caused by an explosive device.
Sheremet was known for often raising human rights issues in his work, and for his biting criticism of authorities and anti-corruption investigations. Although at this stage, the full facts surrounding the explosion, including those potentially responsible and motives, are unknown, past unresolved attacks on journalists have had a chilling effect on …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch