President of the Swedish Club publicists: Belarus should be released all political prisoners

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Belarus should be released all political prisoners, said in an interview to BelaPAN president of the Swedish Club publicists Ulrika Knutsson.

"I'm in pain watching the events in Belarus — said Knutsson. — Especially hard to realize that in Belarusian prisons continues to be a number of political activists. Unacceptable that under prosecution were also independent Belarusian journalists. My head does not fit sentence Alexander Atroshchenkovym, situation with Irina Khalip, Natalya Radina. These courageous people have suffered because of an honest performance of their professional duties. And the rest of the peaceful demonstrators suffered from expressing their opinions, which they had the right to to state. "

The interviewee believes that in a democratic country, saying their citizenship and their opinions can not be considered criminals. According to Ulrike Knutsson, mass repression aimed at creating a climate of fear in the community, the suppression of any alternative activity — political and artistic.

"Such are the litigation show all anti-democratic character of the Belarusian regime. The European Union must immediately react to these horrific violations Human Rights. All political prisoners be released, "- summed Knutsson.

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