Kyrgyzstan’s journalists Independent Union calls for solidarity
The Media community expresses solidarity and ready to support journalists of Zanoza.kg news website - Dina Maslova and Narynbek Idinov, who were found guilty by the Supreme court of Kyrgyzstan on claims behalf of the ex-President of the country and have to pay almost 400 thousand dollars in a month.
It is very huge sum for the local market, were the total volume of online advertising is about $ 1 million per year. Groups of media are ready to transfer one-day salary in support of convicted journalists.
The Independent Union of journalists calls on the media and civil community to show professional solidarity and humanity, supporting colleagues in distress.
The KJIU will generate a list of media, international organizations and representatives of civil society.
Join to the campaign of solidarity by phone +996 (709) 002-492 — Tamara Valieva, Chairman of the Union.
Our contribution is a small part in a huge amount of the fine, but this collective support will not allow grow up the feelings of discouragement and ultimate woe in the hearts of our colleagues.
Lets show an example of unity and faith in a positive way for resolution of the situation.
Account details for transfer of money support:
"Media Focus" Foundation
Address: Toktogula str, 90
Bank: CJSC "Demir Kyrgyz international Bank"
Bank address: Chui Ave., 245