Political prisoners in Belarus unfortunately have to spend their birthday in prison. We therefore call to write a postcard to all political prisoners who celebrate their birthday in October or November.
Maria Kolesnikova was one of the leaders of the Belarusian protests last year. She was sentenced to 11 years in prison in Minsk on 6 September 2021. She has been in prison innocently for a year – just like over 800 other political prisoners.
As part of Libereco’s #WeStandBYyou solidarity campaign, Filiz Polat (German Bundestag, Bündnis90/Die Grünen), Martina Munz (Swiss National Council, SP) and Yulia Klymenko (Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, Holos) are are taking over godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.
As part of Libereco’s #WeStandBYyou solidarity campaign, Helmut Scholz (Germany, European Parliament, Die Linke), Tomáš Martínek (Czech Republic, Poslanecká sněmovna Parlamentu, Pirate Party) and Thijs Reuten (Netherlands, European Parliament, Partij van de Arbeid) are taking over godparenthoods of political prisoners in Belarus.
The People’s Consulate of Belarus in Scotland and Libereco are delighted to present a five-a-side international football game between Scotland and the free people of Belarus. This game is being held on September 26 at Hamilton’s New Douglas Park to support Aliaksandr Ivulin, a political prisoner in Belarus.
On 19 September 2021, the Swiss citizen Natallia Hersche has been in prison in Belarus for exactly one year. In an open letter, Swiss human rights organisations address Foreign Swiss Minister Ignazio Cassis and call on the Federal Council to impose bilateral sanctions on Belarus.