Journalists still attacked by police and gangsters

Journalists, who cover mass protests in Ukraine, continue to suffer from the tyranny of the police and gangsters loyal to authorities. Attacks on journalists are reported not only in Kyiv, but accompany active protests in Ukraine’s regions.In Lviv, early on January 26th, three unknowns severely beat Vadim Shevchenko (in the photo), a cameramen of the TV channel «Zik». The strangers attacked the journalist near his house, and hit him in the face. It was clearly not a robbery as attackers did not take his money, but seized an electronic TV channel pass. Recently Vadim filmed protesters’ storming of the regional council in Lviv and other “hot spots”.
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