Posts under Tag: Andrei Sannikov
Ytterligare svenskt bolag agerar diktaturens lakej
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Ytterligare svenskt bolag agerar diktaturens lakej? Yulia Stepanova, anställd i Belarus av det svenska företaget Scandinavian & UK Machines i Belarus, avskedas av politiska skäl, enligt bl.a. Charter 97. Stepanova ska ha meddelats om avskedandet från sin chef, via ett Skype-samtal från Sverige. Anleningen: ”På grund av vad du sysslar med…”

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Another Political Prisoner Released

Another political prisoner has been released in Belarus. This time, it was Zmitser Bandarenka, the Coordinator of European Belarus and presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov’s colleague from the presidential election 2010.

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We are waiting too, Sannikov!
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Khalip is not waiting alone. The Belarusian people are not waiting alone. Today, we as European citizens outside Belarus also congratulate Sannikov on his birthday. Every single day is now one day closer to freedom for Sannikov, the other political prisoners and the people of Belarus. And you know what? We are waiting too.
Long live Belarus & best birthday wishes from Sweden!

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Presidentkandidaten som flydde efter tortyren i KGB:s fängelse: Dagens gästskribent på infobelarus.nu

Presidentkandidaten Ales Michalevic skrev under ett samarbetsavtal med KGB, för att kunna berätta för omvärlden om tortyren och behandlingen av politiska fångar i Europas sista diktatur, Belarus. Läs hela hans vittnesskildring där han berättar om sin politiska kampanj, hans syn på utvecklingen i landet samt om tortyren i KGB:s fängelse, på www.infobelarus.nu

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Andrei Sannikov sentenced to 5 years in prison

The belarusian presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov was today sentenced with five years in prison, for protesting against the falsified presidential election in december 2010. The sentences against the other opponents of Lukashenka are not yet decided. One of them, Ales Michalevich, managed to escape Belarus after telling independent media about the torture in KGB jail, and now lives in Czech […]

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Sannikov in court: ”You will have to look into your childrens eyes one day”

Yesterday in court, the prosecutor Anton Zagorovskij demanded to sentence the former presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov to 7 years in high security prison. The verdict will be announced later today. This was Andrei Sannikovs speech in court, during the hearing: ”Dear All! I’m not going to analyze the charges that were brought against me. The trial clearly showed far-fetched and […]

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”KGB threatened to murder my wife and son”
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Presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov today spoke out in court about the torture in prison and the threats from KGB. This was his statement: ”They forced me to stretch my arms and legs, lean against the wall and stay like that in a cold chamber for a long time. They forced me to squat several times, even though I told them […]

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Zmitser Bandarenka riskerar 3 års fängelse

Ytterligare en farsliknande rättegång har igår dragits igång i Belarus. Zmitser Bandarenka, koordinator i nätverket ”European Belarus” samt nära medarbetare till f.d. presidentkandidaten Andrei Sannikov, riskerar 3 års fängelse, enligt åklagarens önskemål. I dag kommer även rättegången mot presidentkandidaten Andrei Sannikov påbörjas. Han är den förste bland de oppositionella presidentkandidaterna vid presidentvalet 2010, som nu ställs inför rätta för protesterna […]

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Öppet brev från Eva Njakljajeua & Irina Bogdanova
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We are shocked and outraged by what is happening in Belarus now, and in particular by the events on Saturday 29th January, concerning our families in Minsk. In the run up to the Council of Europe Ministers’ meeting on 31 January, Mr Lukashenka’s regime is again flirting with Europe. We are extremely concerned that his ploy will work once more, […]

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