Jurors want Politkovskaya murder trial reopened to media

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Jurors want Politkovskaya murder trial reopened to media

 Jurors want Politkovskaya murder trial reopened to media

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MOSCOW (AFP) – Jurors in the trial of four men charged in connection with the 2006 murder of Russian journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya want it reopened to the media, one of the jurors said Thursday.

Nineteen out of 20 jurors signed a statement on Thursday to the trial judge asking him to reverse a controversial decision to hold the trial behind closed doors, juror Yevgeny Kolesov told Echo of Moscow radio station.

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