Invitation to press-conference within framework of Week against Death Penalty
October 9 in Minsk, the campaign “Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty” will hold a press-conference in Minsk, during which the book “Death Penalty in Belarus” will be presented.
The event will be attended by the coordinator of the campaign Andrei Paluda and the representatives of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Ales Bialiatski and Valiantsin Stefanovich. Honored guests are representatives of the embassies of the European countries participating in the Coalition against the death penalty in Belarus.
The event will be held at "Art Siadziba" (Niezaliežnasci Ave., 58-430, 4th floor of the shopping center "Maskoŭska-Vienski") and will begin at 11 a.m.
Let us remind that October 10 is the World Day against the Death Penalty. In this regard, on October 5-10 human rights activists hold yearly informational and educational Week against the Death Penalty in Belarus which has been joined by representatives of the abolitionist movement from other countries this year.