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Saturday, November 18 • 15:45 - 17:00
Screening: Killing Pavel

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Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet’s reporting had challenged authorities from Minsk to Moscow and Kyiv. In a murder that shocked the world, he was killed by a car bomb in the Ukrainian capital in July 2016.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for law enforcement to find and punish those behind the attack, but authorities have so far been unable to solve the case.

For over nine months, reporters from the Organized Crime & Corruption Reporting Project and Ukraine’s Slidstvo.Info ran their own investigation, both into the murder and into the police probe – and recorded every step of the way. “Killing Pavel” is the result of these efforts. 

 In exclusive footage and interviews, the film reveals crucial information about the night and morning of the killing that never found its way into the official investigation – and asks why. Come see the film and hear two of the reporters who produced it.


Speakers
avatar for Anna Babinets

Anna Babinets

editor, OCCRP
Based in Kiev, Ukraine, Anna Babinets is a reporter for and co-founder of the independent investigative journalism agency Slidstvo.Info. Since 2015, she has worked as a regional editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), an investigative reporting platform. She specialises in corruption in the Ukrainian Army, security sector and oil and gas market. She is a member of YanukovychLeaks team that recovered thousands of documents left behind by... Read More →
avatar for Dmytro Gnap

Dmytro Gnap

Journalist, Slidstvo.Info
Dmytro Gnap is a Ukrainian journalist at Slidstvo.Info and Hromadske.TV. His work focuses on corruption and crime. In 2014, he and other journalists collaborated to preserve documents found at the Mezhyhirya residence after President Viktor Yanukovych fled Ukraine. Gnap won the main award at the 2015 Mezhyhirya Festival for his investigative work. He took part in the investigation into the murder of Pavel Shermet, in a collaboration between... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 5 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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