FOUNDATION FOR PROTECTION OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH BECAME A PARTNER OF NOVOMEDIA FORUM

The forum is held under the slogan “Freedom to the speech!”

Today, on November 11, the 10th anniversary Novomedia Forum, organized by the Novomedia Association of Journalists, Publishers and Broadcasters, started in Kyiv.

The Foundation for the Protection of Freedom of Speech became this year’s partner of the event.

The Foundation aims to develop journalism in Ukraine, support freedom of speech, protect and support the legitimate rights and interests of journalists and other media workers, and constitutional human rights and freedom.

Given the active position and activities in the field of protection of freedom of speech in Ukraine, the Foundation was invited to a partnership at the Novomedia Forum.

The opening of the forum was attended by members of the Supervisory Board of the Foundation for the Protection of Freedom of Speech Serhiy Kravchenko, Volodymyr Bystryakov, Vitaliy Zhuravsky, Volodymyr Moiseienko and Volodymyr Danylets.

People’s Artists of Ukraine Volodymyr Moiseienko commented on the attack on freedom of speech in Ukraine:

“It is inadmissible to stop people from expressing their opinions for no reason. This negatively affected freedom of speech – both the government and the state. This is completely wrong and there is no such thing anywhere in the world.”

During the forum , the Chairman of the Novomedia Association of Journalists Ruslan Kukharchuk stated: it is necessary to remember that freedom of speech, freedom of expression is one of the greatest values of Ukraine.