Famous people call on Siarhei Skrabiest to stop the hunger-strike
Several famous people called on the former deputy Siarhei Skrabiets to stop the hunger-strike, which he has kept for the 40th day. "The political case of Siarhei Skrabiets has already occurred. The current hunger-strike does not have an impact on the political process, and the importance of preserving human life should also prevail. We understand the motivation of the politician but also want him to understand that the hunger-strike should be stopped," says the appeal.
Some of the people who signed the appeal include the writers Ryhor Baradulin, Uladzimir Arlou, Leanid Dranko-Maisiuk, Valiantsin Taras, the musicians Aliaxandr Kulinkovich, Ihar Varashkievich, Liavon Volski, Siarhei Mikhalok, Aleh Khamenka, Viachaslau Koran, Zmitsier Vaitsiushkievich, vice-president of the Belarusian Association of Journalists Andrei Bastuniets, editor of the Abazhur magazine Uladzimir Dziuba, the journalist Paval Mazheika, the former judge of the Constitutional Court, Prof. Mikhail Pastukhou, reported Radio Liberty.