Eugene Bal
Journalist, writer
Ready to help the family of the deceased journalist?
78-year-old Ukrainian military pensioner, journalist and writer Evgen Bal died on April 2 after being tortured for days in captivity by the Russian military. The reason for the detention and bullying was the journalist's friendly relations with Ukrainian servicemen.

The aggressor seeks to wipe out any mention of his crimes from the face of the earth. Therefore, they kill all possible witnesses - military, civilians and journalists.

If Yevgeny Bal had not died, he could have told about the crimes of the Russian army in Mariupol and its environs.

He would talk about the inhuman conditions in which the Russians are holding captured Ukrainian soldiers and civilians.

Through his articles and books, the world would know how the Ukrainian military, his friends, resisted the Russian invasion of the besieged Mariupol.

He could show how barbaric Russians behaved in the homes of ordinary Ukrainians.

Killings and shootings of journalists are a gross violation of international law. The enemy can turn a blind eye to laws, but he will not be able to close the eyes of the world to crimes. After all, honouring the memory of those who died for the truth, we will continue to tell their immortal stories.

Journalists' Memory Foundation

International account:
https://donorbox.org/donation-to-the-ifj-safety-fund-for-journalists-in-ukraine

Ukrainian account:
Details:
Recipient: National Union of Journalists of Ukraine
Account number
UA703052990000026002000114500
USREOU 00027140
JSC CB "PRIVATBANK"
MFI Bank 305299
Purpose of payment: Charitable assistance for the families of the killed journalists
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