“Peninsula of Fear, surrounded by the wall of silence”, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine discussed the repressions by the Russian Federation against the Ukrainian journalists in the temporarily occupied Crimea

On 6 November, in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine held parliamentary hearings on “Safety of journalists in Ukraine: problems and solutions”

At the parliamentary hearings, the human rights defenders and Crimean mass media raised an important issue on restriction of freedom of speech, elimination of independent journalism and harassment of journalists in the temporarily occupied Crimea by Russia ““Peninsula of Fear, surrounded by the wall of silence”, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine discussed the repressions by the Russian Federation against the Ukrainian journalists in the temporarily occupied Crimea”