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.
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.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 25 JANUARY 2019 TO:
Chair of the Parliamentary Working Group on the Death Penalty
Ul. Sovetsakaya d.8
231291 Lida Belarus
Salutation: Dear Mr Naumovich
Chairman of the Commission on Clemency for the President of Belarus
Vul. Karla Marksa 38
Fax: +375 17 226 06 10 +375 17 222 38 72
Salutation: Dear Mr. Mitskevich
And copies to:
Human Rights Centre
Miarzhysnkaha, 8-26, Minsk 220012,
Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.