Ukrainian journalists would have to cover XX World Youth Day and visit of Pope Benedict XVI but were denied of visa.  

The following journalists were not granted German visas: Express Lvovskaya Gazeta, Ratusha, Progress, Arka, Express Cool, Poradnyk newspapers; Lvovsky Portal, Western Information Corporation news agencies; the press services of Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church and The First National Channel.

The journalists were not given the explanations. Besides, lots of these journalists have visited Schengen states.

They are going to appeal such actions in professional organizations, in particular in Reporters without Borders.


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