Jailed Russian Journalists Take The Field In Pre-World Cup Protest

www.oann.com | 6/13/2018 | Staff
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PARIS (Reuters) – Free speech campaigners rolled out a soccer pitch in central Paris on Wednesday with posters of jailed journalists as the players, in a demonstration about press freedom in Russia on the eve of the World Cup.

Standing like giant stickers from a collector’s album, the posters bore the faces of several journalists jailed in Russia, peering out form behind bars, under a banner reading “During the World Cup, repression continues”.

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which organized the protest, says seven journalists are in prison in Russia due to their work and 34 have...
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