In Brest want to speak in favor of the convention on disappearances

In the Brest City Executive Committee on August 15 sent an application to host the regional center of the rally, the participants of which intend to speak for signature by Belarus of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.

As BelaPAN applicant shares, human rights activist Raman Kislyak, event scheduled for August 30. His goal — to attract the attention of the inhabitants of the city to demand the signing of the competent public authorities of the country of the convention.

Kisljak recalled that on August 30 — International Day of the Disappeared. "And I think that it is in this day need to remind the public about the missing famous people in Belarus — Yuri Zakharenko, Gonchar, Krasovsky and journalist Zavadsky, and require the signing of our state of the Convention, which is a major tool to combat disappearances of people around the world, "- said the activist. According to him, after the 2006 International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance was adopted by the UN General Assembly, "some senior officials of our country declared that for Belarus, the convention is not relevant." "We do not agree and intend to achieve Belarus signed this international document," — he said.

The human rights activist said that the meeting was scheduled to take place in the center of the city — on the pedestrian part of the Lenin Square, next to the Science and Technology Library.

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