“All parties involved in the Ukrainian conflict have tried to do everything they can to control the information. The TV and radio stations have been a target of Ukrainian and pro-Russian parties. Media and freedom of information is one of the victims of this war,” Halgand said on Wednesday.
The situation in Ukraine is getting worse because of the violence, according to Halgand, who described the situation as a perfect example of how an armed conflict can morph into an “information war.”
RWB is an international nonprofit organization registered in France that defends freedom of information, and has consultative status with the United Nations.