Vice-speaker of the Bundestag is going to support all political prisoners in Belarus

2014 2014-09-25T17:19:14+0300 2014-09-25T17:19:14+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Katrin Göring-Eckardt

Katrin Göring-Eckardt

Vice-speaker of the Bundestag Katrin Göring-Eckardt, the representative of the Green Party, has congratulated the head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Ales Bialiatski on his birthday, which he celebrates today.

On the occasion of your release from prison in June, the godparenthood I have taken for as a prisoner in cooperation with “Libereco” and the German Parliament has come to a happy end. Nevertheless, I hereby assure my continuous support for your work as well as for all political prisoners in Belarus who are still waiting for their release.”- writes Katrin Göring-Eckardt with wishes human rights defender still have fortitude and never give up fighting for a better future for all Belarusian citizens.
Recall that the German-Swiss human rights organization Libereco - Partnership for Human Rights from 2011launched a campaign based on the idea of ​​godparenthood of political prisoners in Belarus from the part of European politicians willing to take part in their lives and making efforts to make them release.