Legal Case of the Week: Svetlana Prokopyeva

Week-ending 19 June 2020 Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva facing trial over terrorism commentary New York, June 15, 2020 – In advance of tomorrow’s trial of Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva on…

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Quote for the Week. Svetlana Prokopyeva: ‘I think all the arguments investigators have made against me completely lack logic. […] I think it is complete nonsense.’

Week-ending 1 May 2020 Journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva is due to face trial over comments she made on a radio show in 2018. (Artiom Avanesov) CPJ Svetlana Prokopyeva: 'It is a…

Continue Reading Quote for the Week. Svetlana Prokopyeva: ‘I think all the arguments investigators have made against me completely lack logic. […] I think it is complete nonsense.’

Quote for the Week. Gulnoza Said: ‘Russian federal authorities should ensure the safety of Elena Milashina and her colleagues at Novaya Gazeta. Condemning Ramzan Kadyrov’s verbal attacks and opening an investigation would be the first steps for authorities to show they are taking this situation seriously.’

Week-ending 17 April 2020 Photo: CPJ website Gulnoza Said, CPJ’s Europe and Central Asia program coordinator: 'Journalists are already facing immense danger in covering the COVID-19 pandemic, and should not…

Continue Reading Quote for the Week. Gulnoza Said: ‘Russian federal authorities should ensure the safety of Elena Milashina and her colleagues at Novaya Gazeta. Condemning Ramzan Kadyrov’s verbal attacks and opening an investigation would be the first steps for authorities to show they are taking this situation seriously.’