Lina Kushch represents the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, the largest journalist organisation in Ukraine with 19,000 members.
Lina is a journalist with 25 years of experience, including contributing to Reuters and the BBC. She has wide experience of resolving problems with attacks against journalists.
As an internally displaced person, Lina is especially interested in covering human rights stories.
"Ukraine needs clear signals of support. And these signals can be given by non-governmental organisations, such as the New Europeans. We all need to find new arguments to be together, to continue the struggle for freedom of speech, the struggle for other democratic values."