Yesterday, July 2, when the hunger strike of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov continued for the 50th day in the Kiev stadium NSK “Olympic” was held a mass rally in support of political prisoner.
Activists gathered in the evening at the stadium. They unfurled large banners reading “Oleg Sentsov” and “Ukraine is with you!”. Banners highlighted the football fireworks. And on screens installed in the stadium were shown pictures of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.
The action was organized by the public Association of fans of Crimea and fans of Kiev “Dynamo” and the Association of BABYLON’13.
“The first goal is to support Oleg Sentsov in his unequal struggle with the Kremlin court. The second goal of the campaign is to attract the attention of Ukrainian and international public to the problem with Sentobin. To do this, we will also get videos that will deal with BABYLON’13, to show the world that Ukrainians are waiting for Oleg. The action takes place in the stadium. This is where some symbolic because Russia is the world Cup”, told about the action of the Vice-President of the football Federation of Crimea Oleg Komunar.
Only gathered about 2 thousand persons. Among the participants of the meeting were Deputy Prime Minister Gennady Zubko, the acting Minister of health Suprun, the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian. The volunteers and deputies.
At the end of meeting activists sang the anthem of Ukraine.
As you know, today is the 51st day of hunger strike of Oleg Sentsov. It is the Russian colony of “White bear” in the town of Labytnangi, Tyumen oblast. He was arrested in 2014. And in 2015 he was charged with terrorism and a term of 20 years. The prisoner announced an indefinite hunger strike on 14 may. Demands the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.
According to the lawyer Dmitry Dinze, Sentsov who was seen on 28 June, the Director started having problems with his kidneys and heart.
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