Europe rights court censures Russia over journalist murder probe

FILE PHOTO: People lay flowers next to a portrait of slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya on the sixth anniversary of her death, at her block of flats in central Moscow October 7, 2012. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

PARIS (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ordered Russia to pay 20,000 euros ($23,442) in damages to relatives of murdered investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, saying it had failed to carry out an effective investigation into her killing. Politkovskaya, a critic of the Kremlin, was shot dead in her apartment block in […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories