Vologda journalist and public figure Evgeny Domozhirov written statement to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on five counts of obstructing police journalism. As the public man reported to the correspondent of “Rosbalt”, he asked to initiate an investigation under articles 144 of the criminal code (obstruction of the lawful professional activities of journalists) and 286 of the criminal code (Exceeding official powers).
on April 27, the police drew up reports under article 20.6.1 of the administrative code (violation of the rules of behavior in emergencies, or the threat of its occurrence) on two journalists of the Internet publication “the Position”, and later arrested Eugene Domozhirova.
12 and may 15, police were drawn up according to article 20.6.1 of the administrative code of the Russian Federation on the journalists and forced under threat of arrest to leave the area.
may 20, police officers made the Protocol according to article 20.6.1 of the administrative code in relation to Domozhirova and again forced under threat of arrest to leave the area.
on may 27, police made an arrest Domozhirova with the use of physical force and again issued the Protocol under article 20.6.1 of the administrative code. Evgeny Domozhirov said that all these cases occurred on the streets of Yaroslavl to Vologda, where the reporters came to report on the progress of construction, opposed by the inhabitants of the surrounding houses. After the fifth incident, the journalist decided not only to defend their case in court, but also to hold police to account, and wrote a statement demanding to bring police officers to justice.
Yevgeny Domozhirov stressed that the law “On mass media” says that a journalist has the right “to visit specially protected places of natural disasters, accidents and catastrophes, mass disorders and mass congestions of citizens, and also of the area in which a declared state of emergency.”
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