Urgent Action update: Two prisoners at risk of imminent execution

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.

Take action.

Please write immediately in Belarusian, English or your own language:

  • 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.




Chair of the Parliamentary Working Group on the Death Penalty

Andrei Naumovich

Ul. Sovetsakaya d.8

231291 Lida Belarus

Email:  naumovich@house.gov.by

Salutation: Dear Mr Naumovich


Chairman of the Commission on Clemency for the President of Belarus

Valery Mitskevich

Vul. Karla Marksa 38

220016 Minsk


Fax: +375 17 226 06 10 +375 17 222 38 72

Email: contact@president.gov.by

Salutation: Dear Mr. Mitskevich


And copies to:


Human Rights Centre

Vyasna Vul.

Miarzhysnkaha, 8-26, Minsk 220012,


Email: viasna@spring96.org


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR SERGEI ALEINIK Embassy of the Republic of Belarus 6 Kensington Court W8 5DL, 020 7937 3288, Fax 020 7361 0005, uk.london@mfa.gov.by, www.uk.mfa.gov.by

Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.


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