The Belarusian opposition has a chance to implement the common strategy. Andrei Sannikov, the leader of the European Belarus civil campaign, said it in an interview with charter97.org.
Angela Merkel and François Hollande should demand the release of presidential candidate Mikalai Statkevich. Andrei Sannikau, the leader of the civil campaign European Belarus, the presidential candidate in 2010, and former political prisoner, said it in his interview to charter97.org, commenting on the talks of the EU leaders on Ukraine in Minsk.
The activist feels alright, and he is gradually finishing the hunger strike. Maxim Vinyarski, a coordinator of “European Belarus”, was on waterless hunger strike for 6 days, in order to make workers of the detention centre in Akrestsin Street to return his personal belongings to his relatives. Charter97.org was informed about that by an activist of “European Belarus” Yuliya Stsepanava.
Freedom all over the world is in danger today. Radio France Internationale talked to Andrei Sannikov, a former political prisoner, leader of the European Belarus civil campaign and candidate for presidency in 2010, who came to Paris for the Republican March.
Compromises with dictators are just going to undermine the European Union. A conference “The Situation in Belarus in the Context of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict” was held on December 10, on the International Human Rights Day, in Warsaw University. Among the participants of the conference there were a former ambassador of Poland to Belarus Mariusz Maszkiewicz, the leader of the civil campaign “European Belarus” Andrei Sannikov, the Executive Director of the European Academy of Diplomacy Katarzyna Pisarska and the head of the informational department of Norwegian Helsinki Committee Berit Lindeman. A professor of Warsaw University Radislawa Gortat was a moderator of the discussion.
Belarus needs a path to democracy, not the stability of the dictatorship, Belarusian opposition members think. Belarusian opposition members call on official Kyiv not to share the “interest in the dictatorial regime” of Aliaksandr Lukashenka. Andrei Sannkov, a former presidential candidate and coordinator of the European Belarus civil campaign, said it in Kyiv on December 16 ahead of the fourth anniversary of the suppression of the mass post-election protests in Belarus.
Until the “Dictators International” exists, Ukraine and Europe will be in danger. Ukraine’s chances to survive are weak today and gloomy in the future. The reason for this is the position of the major player in the war in Ukraine. This player is not Russia that unleashed the war in Ukraine. This player is the West or, to be more precise — Europe - Andrei Sannikov, the leader of the European Belarus civil campaign emphasized in the article, published recently in "The Interpreter»".
European Belarus Foundation with support of: International Solidarity Fund, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Civic Solidarity Platform and Great Curve Films is pleased to invite you to a side event: "Situation in Belarus 15 years after political disappearances. Discussion and screening of the film “Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus” The event will take place during the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 18:00 - 20:00 Opera Room, in Sofitel Victoria (Warsaw, ul. Krolewska 11).