Posted on: 19 Sep 2012
Media Development Foundation, MDF Statement
Media Development Foundation, MDF joins Georgian society and expresses concern regarding the terrible facts revealed within the penitentiary system, requires an adequate punishment for the offenders and supports the transparency of this process.
The organization calls representatives of media for:
Refrain from visual, audio or any other kind of direct or indirect identification of the victims of this violent crime; do not let the identification of not only the victims, but their family members as well;
We call for human rights defenders, journalists and society who are spreading these videos and information, through new media means as well, to protect privacy and dignity of these people;
Otherwise, media and society became participants of violation of rights of crime victims and prejudice no less moral and human harm.
Media Development Foundation, MDF
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