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September 17th, 2006. Posted in News from Belarus

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16th – day of our solidarity (photo)

16th - day of our solidarityValery Levaneuski has urged Belarussians to be solidary with Prisoners of Conscience and has declared, that the Belarus entrepreneurs support and will always take part in similar actions of solidarity. In acknowledgement of these words, Valery Levaneuski has brought grocery transfer for prisoners of Conscience. He has symbolically put it in tent standing on a scene.

The former political prisoner and the prisoner of conscience, the chairman of Strike committee of entrepreneurs of Belarus Valery Levaneuski whom biennial term of imprisonment «for the insult of the President of Belarus» in the performance before holding a meeting recently has left has noticed, that gone and political prisoners in the country would be in hundreds times more if such actions as today were not carried out. Valery Levaneuski has thanked gathered on meeting and organizers of the given action for their courage and the contribution in support of families of completely disappeared people and political prisoners.

On September, 16th, 2006 in Minsk has passed the next action of solidarity with political prisoners and families of the gone Belarus politicians – «The great jeans fest»

Seven years ago, on September, 16th, 1999, in the country leaders of Belarus opposition Victor Gonchar and Anatoly Krasouski have completely disappeared. Thousand participants of fest have been dressed in jeans, become in Belarus as Freedom symbol.

By estimations of independent mass-media on the area Bangalore has come more than 10 thousand persons, thousand more people have celebrated this action of solidarity in various regions of the country and behind its limits.

In front of meetinges known politicians in the country have acted, journalists, directors, actors, relatives of the gone people and the political prisoners, Each of them spoke about value of freedom in human lives and societies and necessities to live in the free and democratic country, that anybody never in Belarus will forget that has occurred with completely disappeared Victor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasouski, Jury Zaharenko, Dmitry Zavadsky, that today in prisons of Belarus there are 16 political prisoners.

Known Belarus rock groups have taken part in the solidarity action : «Neiro dubel», «Krama», «By red on white», «The Companion of the Mauser», «Parasona» and others.


The Press service

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