Hundreds Rally Moscow to Remember Slain Journalist

By: Hundreds of people are rallying in Moscow on the third anniversary of the killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

They are calling for authorities to find and punish the killers of journalists and human rights activists in Russia.

Politkovskaya was a harsh critic of the Kremlin and exposed widespread human-rights abuses and corruption in Chechnya. The person who ordered her contract-style killing has not been found.

Her editor Dmitry Muratov told the crowd that ''there is a political will in not solving the murders'' of Politkovskaya and others.

Some of Russia's most prominent human rights activists and political opposition leaders are taking part in Wednesday's rally. Memorial events are also planned in London and Paris.


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