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Tribute to Anna Politkovskaya

11th October 2006

Dear all,
Please find below the details of a tribute to Anna Politkovskaya this
Friday.
With best wishes

Anna

Media Notice: 10th October 2006

A Tribute to Anna Politkovskaya

Lord Rea invites journalists and friends to join in a Tribute to Anna
Politkovskaya, the Russian journalist who was murdered in a contract
killing in an elevator at the entrance of her apartment block in Moscow on
Saturday 7th October 2006. It will be held at the House of Lords at 2.30pm
on 13th October 2006. You are also invited to join a laying of flowers in
memory of Anna at Westminster Abbey led by Vanessa Redgrave prior to the
Tribute.

Date: Friday, 13 October 2006

Time & Place: 1.30pm laying of flowers in memory of Anna Politkovskaya
at the Innocent Victims Memorial at the West Door of Westminster Abbey
(gather at West Door at 1.15pm) led by Vanessa Redgrave.

Time & Place: 2.30pm, Committee Room 3, House of Lords – A Tribute to
Anna Politkovskaya

Host: Lord Rea

Speakers: Akhmed Zakaev – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the
Chechen Republic CRI (1997)

Bill Bowring – European Human Rights Advocacy Centre;

Baroness Ludford MEP

Andrei Nekrasov, Russian film director

Vanessa Redgrave

Lord Rea says: “Anna Politkovskaya’s death is a tragic loss for freedom
of speech in Russia. She represented the best of investigative journalism,
and I invite all those who admired her work and her courage to join us on
Friday.”

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