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Free all political prisoners in Belarus!

Free all political prisoners in Belarus!

Deutsche Version: https://act.campax.org/petitions/freilassung-aller-politischer-gefangenen-in-belarus
Version française: https://act.campax.org/petitions/liberte-pour-tous-les-prisonniers-politiques-en-bielorussie
русская версия: https://act.campax.org/petitions/osvobodit-vsiekh-politzakliuchiennykh-bielarusi
Versione italiana: https://act.campax.org/petitions/liberta-per-tutti-prigionieri-politici-e-tutte-le-prigioniere-politiche-in-bielorussia

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More than 420 people are currently being detained in Belarus for exercising their human rights to freedom of expression and assembly.

We consider these detainees to be political prisoners and call on the Belarusian regime to release them immediately and unconditionally.

We call on all state authorities in the Republic of Belarus to immediately end the intimidation, persecution and imprisonment of peaceful demonstrators, opposition activists, human rights defenders, students and media representatives.

The imprisonment of political prisoners and the persecution of political dissidents are serious violations of human rights. Belarus is a State Party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and has therefore committed itself to respect human rights.

We would like to remind the Belarusian authorities of the international obligations of your country and call on you to adhere to the fundamental human rights of freedom of expression and freedom of assembly without restrictions.

Warum ist das wichtig?

Since the presidential election in August 2020 in Belarus, people are being detained daily. According to the OSCE, the presidential election was rigged.

In 2020 alone, independent observers counted more than 33,000 politically motivated arrests and documented more than 1,000 cases of state torture.

More than 420 people have been jailed for political reasons. Belarusians are confronted daily with violence, arbitrary arrest, torture and repression against citizens, human rights organisations and independent journalists.

The regime of dictator Alexander Lukashenka, who has been in power for almost 27 years, is willing to use any means to stay in power.

We declare our solidarity with all politically persecuted people and demand the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners in Belarus.

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