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Belarus: 2,600 People Vouch for Political Prisoners

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Belarus, Digital Activism, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Law, Politics, Protest

Gomel-based activist Pyotr Kuznetsov is one of 2,600 Belarusians who have publicly vouched for those who remain jailed after the Dec. 19 presidential election protests [1]. He addresses (RUS) the Belarusian president [2], Aleksandr Lukashenko, among others: “[…] [Is he] prepared to accuse 2,600 people of a conspiracy to change the constitutional order? And – [is he] then prepared to have […] nearly 2 million people vouch for these 2,600 [newly] accused ones?..”