On the Gongadze commemoration day, Transcarpathian journalists signed an appeal to the President and the security forces
In Uzhgorod, journalists gathered on Teatralna Square to commemorate their deceased colleagues.
Of course, first of all, Georgiy Gongadze, who became a symbol of freedom of speech and death for it in Ukraine. Exactly 15 years ago, he left home to never return...
The chairman of the local branch of the Independent Media Trade Union announced data on the number of journalists who were killed, tortured, held captive... Then, a moment of silence... Father Vladislav said a prayer in the name of journalists who laid their lives for the truth. And after that, media workers together with the priest lit memorial candles.
Following the event, they read out a formal appeal to the President, the Interior Minister and the Prosecutor General to investigate the beatings of journalists during the events on the Maidan. The participants put their signatures under the document.