Member of the Bundestag faction of the Social Democrats, Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Franz Tsenes took patronage over the Belarusian political prisoners Nikolai Statkevich.
Company, "Patronage of the political prisoners' rights organization initiated Libereco, headquarters which is in Bonn. Its purpose — to every political prisoner in Belarus and his family have received moral and political support from the German parliament.
As the German Social-Democrat, he has a very great respect for Nikolai Statkevich for the fact that he announced his candidacy for the presidency and attended in a demonstration against election fraud.
Tsenes also noted although Nikolai Statkevich faces a long prison sentence, even in the courtroom, he is fighting for democracy.
Taking the patronage of Belarusian political prisoners, a German politician, on He said, makes it clear: Belarusian ruler can not rely on the fact that "the pressure on the democratic movement in the country will go unnoticed," because the international community is closely following all the developments in Belarus.
Franz Tsenes will fight for the immediate release of political prisoners.
In early May, about patronage over Alyaksandr Atroshchankau MP said the German Bundestag, the Social Democrat Christoph Shtreser.
Earlier, member of the Bundestag faction of green, coordinator for Eastern Europe Marieluise Beck took the patronage of former presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov elections. Also on the patronage of political prisoners announced by Dmitry Bondarenko, deputy of the European Parliament from Poland, a representative of the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with Belarus Marek Migalski.