Write an appeal letter to the Belarusian Ambassador in Switzerland and demand the release of Natallia Hersche!
Natallia Hersche’s appeal hearing will take place in Minsk on 16 February. She was arbitrarily arrested on 19 September 2020 at a peaceful women’s rally in Minsk. During her violent arrest, she had pulled the mask off the face of a masked security guard in fear of her life, who was not identified as such and scratched him in the process. For this reason, the Swiss-Belarusian dual citizen was sentenced to a draconian prison term of 2 years and 6 months in an unfair trial on 7 December 2020.
In the run-up to the hearing in the court of appeal, Libereco calls on people to protest against the continued imprisonment of Natallia Hersche by sending letters to the Belarusian Ambassador in Switzerland.
Send a clear signal against the arbitrary arrests of peaceful demonstrators in Belarus that continue to this day. Like Natallia Hersche, over 33,000 people were arrested in Belarus in 2020 for exercising their human rights to freedom of expression and assembly.
Demand the immediate and unconditional release of Natallia Hersche!
Templates for your appeal letter are available here:
You can also contact the Belarusian Ambassador in a letter you have written yourself or send him an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.