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 January or February.
The Belarusian Human Rights Center Viasna considers at least 1000 people to be political prisoners of the Lukashenko regime. Libereco demands EU entry bans for all prosecutors and judges responsible for prosecuting and sentencing political prisoners.
German pharmaceutical companies advertise on Belarusian state television, financing Lukashenko’s propaganda and agitation. Many European companies have already stopped their advertising. Now German pharmaceutical companies must follow suit.
As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Tobias B. Bacherle (German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens), Kati Piri (Netherlands, Tweede Kamer, Partij van de Arbeid) and Axel Echeverria (German Bundestag, Social Democratic party) have taken on a godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.
On 19 September 2020, the Swiss-Belarusian dual citizen Natallia Hersche took part in a women’s rally against the regime of dictator Lukashenko in Minsk. She was arbitrarily arrested and sentenced to a draconian prison term of 2 years and 6 months. Hersche is considered a political prisoner by human rights organisations – and yet Switzerland’s diplomatic efforts to obtain her release remain minimal.
As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Jamila Schäfer (German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens), Marlene Schönberger (German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens) and Olaf in der Beek (German Bundestag, Free Democratic Party) have taken on a godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.