Pavel Sheremet, who died yesterday when a bomb blew up the car he was driving in Kiev, was a CPJ International Press Freedom awardee in 1998. At the awards ceremony in the glittery Waldorf-Astoria Hotel that November, Sheremet was a no show.
New York, July 20, 2016 -- Ukrainian authorities must credibly investigate the murder of award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet and ensure all those responsible are swiftly brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Sherement, 44, was killed in Kiev today after an explosive device detonated under the car he was driving.
We issued the
following statement after learning that Belarusian authorities have stripped
Pavel Sheremet, a prominent journalist living in Russia, of his
Belarusian citizenship. In an interview today for the independent news Web site
Belarussky Partizan, Sheremet
said he received a notice about this from the Belarusian embassy in
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