Relatives of Missing Politicians Establish Fund

2003 2003-07-31T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Based on BelaPAN information

Relatives of the missing politicians and the journalist Zmitser Zavadski intend to establish a fund for coordination of activities of different public and political initiatives on investigations of the cases of the kidnapped. This decision was taken on 30 July at the general assembly, attended by wives of the missing (Zinaida Hanchar, Iryna Krasowskaya and Iryna Krasowskaya), Z. Zavadski’s mother Volha and wife Sviatlana, representatives of the deputy group “Respublika”, the United Civic Party, Belarusian Labor Party, Communist Party, unregistered organization “Young Front” and human rights organizations.

Zinaida Hanchar that one of the main tasks for the established fund will be coordination of actions of different bodies, political and non-political, for finding out what has happened to the missing. The nearest plans of the fund is cooperation with the special PACE commission for investigation of politically-natured disappearances in Belarus, headed by the deputy of the Russian Duma Sergey Kovalyov, and fundraising for collection of information connected to the cases.

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