Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Politkovskaya laureate murdered

Russia: Politkovskaya laureate murdered

This morning, prominent Russian Human Rights activist Natalya Estemirova was abducted from her home in Ingushetia by armed men. She was later found dead, a bullet through her heart. As mainstream media reports just another death of an activist - even when it comes to the assassination of one of the country's leading Human Rights' adovcates - some bloggers react with abhorrence.

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Estemirova and Kovalev receive the Robert Schuman Medal

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