Norwegian journalists harassed by Russian police over content of Sochi reporting

Posted on November 5, 2013 • Filed under: Russia, Tourist Arrested, Tourist Harassed

Forbes reports that police in southern Russia allegedly detained, harassed, and threatened to jail two journalists reporting stories critical of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. According to Human Rights Watch, two reporters from Norway’s TV2 — the country’s official Olympics broadcaster — were harassed by Russian police over the course of a three-day reporting trip to Sochi between October 31 and November 2. Read article

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