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Public Appeal to Advertisers on NTV: Don’t Support the Machine of Repression

posted 20 Nov 2012, 10:40 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 20 Nov 2012, 10:41 ]
19 November 2012 

Source: For Human Rights 

On 19 November 2012 a group of civil society organizations issued a public appeal to Western companies calling on them to stop advertising on the NTV TV company,  since in practice this is supporting political repression in Russia. As of 19 November 2012 the appeal has been supported by: “White Ribbon” Movement, Moscow Civic Forum and the group “Resistance”. The appeal has also been signed by Lev Ponomarev, executive director of the movement “For Human Rights” and the writer and political scientist Andrei Piontkovsky. The text of the appeal runs as follows: [Read more]