12/14/2018

Urgent Action Update: Two Prisoners at Risk of Imminent Execution (Belarus: UA 17.18)


There is grave concern that the only two known prisoners on death row in Belarus, Aliaksandr Zhylnikau and Viachaslau Sukharko, are at risk of imminent execution.

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There is grave concern that the only two known prisoners on death row in Belarus, Aliaksandr Zhylnikau and Viachaslau Sukharko, are at risk of imminent execution.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging the Belarusian authorities to halt the executions of Aliaksandr Zhylnikau and Viachaslau Sukharko;
  • To Immediately establish an official moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty;
  • To commute all death sentences to terms of imprisonment.

Contact these two officials by 25 January, 2019:

Chair of the Parliamentary Working Group on the Death Penalty
Andrei Naumovich
Ul. Sovetsakaya d.8
231291 Lida Belarus
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Mr Naumovich

Chargé d´Affaires Mr. Pavel Shidlovsky, Embassy of Belarus
1619 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20009
Phone: 1 202 986 1604 I Fax: 1 202 986 1805 OR
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 17.18
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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