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Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the murder of Natalia Estemirova

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is profoundly alarmed by the murder of Natalia Estemirova, renowned activist of the Russian human rights organization Memorial.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is gravely disturbed by the fact that this murder represents yet another case of attacks against journalists and human rights activists in the Russian Federation.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic expects that the Russian authorities will make any effort to thoroughly investigate the murder and, that the perpetrators of this crime will be brought to justice. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic extends the deep condolences to Natalia Estemirova’s family and friends.

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