Sevgil Musaieva

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CPJ calls on Ukraine to exempt journalists from compulsory military service

New York, March 7, 2022 – The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called on Ukrainian authorities to exempt journalists from the general mobilization of all Ukrainian men aged between 18 and 60. “Ukrainian authorities must allow the country’s journalists to continue covering the war and defending the truth, and exempt them from compulsory military…

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‘Not just statistics’: Ukrayinska Pravda editor Sevgil Musaieva on the risks and challenges of covering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine  

Twice a day, Sevgil Musaieva, chief editor at Kyiv-based independent news site Ukrayinska Pravda (Ukrainian Truth), checks in with her staff, now scattered around the country for security reasons as they report amid Russian missile and rocket attacks. Musaieva knows the high stakes involved in reporting the truth. Two of the outlet’s journalists were killed in retaliation…

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