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National police apologized to the journalists who were assaulted near the courthouse in Kyiv

24.10.2017, 21:43
The police apologizes to the journalists who suffered on October 24 from the actions of special police force near Sviatoshynskyi court of Kyiv. This was the information published in Facebook entry of the Ministry of Internal Affairs speaker, Artem Shevchenko. “Journalist Serhiy Lefter is already released, he was detained by mistake, and we apologize to two mass media representatives who were unintentionally hurt. If he or Dima Replianchuk file complaints about use of force by police against journalists, they will be considered in compliance to the law, and the relevant decisions will be taken. The reason of all this chaos is totally destructive actions of the suspect's supporters, who smashed the courthouse session room and were obstructing the justice”, the message was. Також речник поліції оприлюднив позицію голови Національної поліції України генерала поліції 2 рангу Сергія Князєва щодо деблокування приміщення Святошинського суду. Later it became known that the police also released the journalist of "Strana.ua", Kyrylo Malushev. NGO “Institute of Mass Information” demands the police to conduct investigation of attacks and detentions of journalist of Ukrainian mass media which took place on October 24 in Sviatoshynskyi courthouse of Kyiv.
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