Documentary on death penalty presented in Khmelnytsky
On November 12 the
Ukraine-based city of Khmelnytsky hosted the screening of “Departed on Sentence”
rights documentary. The screening was organized by Khmelnytsky regional office
of the public organization "Center of Legal Protection". The
film was created by director Viktar Tratsiakou and scriptwriter Palina Stsepanenka
as part of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty".
The presentation of the film was attended by about 25 students of one of the schools of Khmelnytsky, as well as the employees of the library that hosted the screening. The presentation of the film took place in the framework of the "Legal Film Club" co-created by "Center of Legal Protection".
During the presentation of the film coordinator of "Legal Film Club" Sergei Semenov told about the death penalty in Belarus, stressing that Belarus is the last country in Europe, which still carries out death sentences, while other countries abandoned the punishment.