UN responds to appeal of Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in America, Europe and Central Asia, together with the Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, is closely following the situation regarding the illegal closure of TV-channels and Internet agencies, and also document all cases of threats and attacks on journalists.

Jose Maria Aranaz, Chief of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in America, Europe and Central Asia, wrote about this in the letter to the Chairperson of the Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech Hanna Herman.

He reminded that the findings on freedom of speech and the media were published in OHCHR reports on the human rights situation in Ukraine and the 32nd such report was published on September 23, 2021.

Below is the full text of the letter: