Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Ukraine - Court refuses to try former president for Gongadze murder

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns a decision by Kiev's Pechersky district court on 13 December to dismiss charges against former president Leonid Kuchma in connection with the murder of investigative journalist Georgiy Gongadze in 2000. In line with a ruling by the country's highest appeal court in October (see below), the Pechersky court dismissed the case against Kuchma on the grounds that the evidence – tape recordings made secretly by his bodyguard, Mykola Melnychenko – was (...)

Read complete article
© Reporters without borders -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter