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Finns remember Politkovskaya

The Finnish branch of Amnesty International is organising several events on Friday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the murder of Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya.

Mielenosoittajat kunnioittavat Anna Politkovskajan muistoa.
Venäjän suurlähetystön edessä järjestettiin keskiviikkoiltana mielenosoitus Anna Politkovskajan muistoksi. Image: YLE

A demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy is planned for 6pm. There will also be events in Turku, Tampere, Oulu, Rovaniemi and other towns.

Politkovskaya, an outspoken critic of the Russian government and the Chechen war, was murdered in her apartment building in 2006. The case remains unresolved.

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