Russian Federation: Journalist Roman Ivanov must be released immediately and unconditionally

Amnesty International is calling for an immediate and unconditional release of Roman Ivanov, journalist from Korolev, Moscow Oblast, who is standing trial on charges of “public dissemination of knowingly false information about the use of Russian Armed Forces abroad committed with the motive of political hatred or enmity” (Article 207.3(2) (d). If found guilty, Roman Ivanov could face up to 10 years in prison. Amnesty International has studied the materials of his case and concludes that he is prosecuted solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression and for performing his work as a journalist. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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