January 24, 2014

Russian Federation: Release Yevgeniy Vitishko (UA 14/14)

A lower court will be considering a petition by Yevgeniy Vitishko’s lawyer for a mitigated sentence after Tambov Regional Court denied the environmental activist’s parole on 25 June. 
1) Please write immediately in Russian or your own language:
  • Calling on the Russian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Yevgeniy Vitishko as he is a prisoner of conscience imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact! 
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with "UA 14/14" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent, 
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.