“Free Bialatski!”, “Free Nabil” shouted by FIDH in the streets of Istanbul

May 27, 2013

Freedom to Bialatski! in streets of Istanbul

The participants of the 38th Congress of the International Human Rights Federation (FIDH), which has started on 23 May in Istanbul, organized a procession with the demand to release their colleagues political prisoners –  Belarusian Ales Bialatski, FIDH’s vice-president, and Nabil Radjab from Bahrain, a deputy Secretary General of FIDH. This was reported by the deputy chairman of the human rights center Viasna Valancin Stefanovich from Istanbul, where he is taking part in the work of the Congress. “After the first part of today’s Congress event ended, the participants of the event went in the streets chanting the slogans “Freedom to Ales!”, “Freedom to Nabil!”, they also demand to release Turkish journalists and human rights activists, who are now in jail for political reasons” Stefanovich said over the phone.

The Congress of the FIDH is attended by the representative of over 200 NGOs from 130 countries. The event’s main topic is “Political transition processes and human rights: experience and challenges”.

via Freedom to Bialatski! in streets of Istanbul – Charter97 :: News from Belarus – Belarusian News – Republic of Belarus – Minsk.

 

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