REN-TV wrote about a COP in “New” before their visit

The staff of “Novaya Gazeta” reported that the website of the TV channel REN-TV wrote about the police visit to the editorial office before he was held.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

News on the site REN-TV was published at 12.55: “As it became known REN TV, said it in “Novaya Gazeta” was raided by police in the case Nurmatov. According to some, was approached by two buses, about two dozen police officers entered the building”.

In the “New” confirmed that the interest of the police, indeed, “could arise” in connection with the fate of the journalist Ali Feruza (Hudaberdi Nurmatov), whose deportation from Russia to Uzbekistan, where he faces politically motivated prosecution, frozen until the decision of the ECHR.

This “New” adds that on REN-TV incorrectly conveyed the circumstances of the impending visit of the police: according to the channel, “was approached by two buses, about two dozen police officers entered the building”. In reality the “police — a fraction, instead of buses “Gazelle”.

We will remind that earlier the Fund “For human rights”, protecting in particular the rights of prisoners and accused the staff of REN-TV of provocation: an attempt to record paid interviews with former prisoners that discredited human rights defenders in the interests of the Federal penitentiary service.

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