#SolidarityWords

#SolidarityWords

A joint project of the Ukrainian PEN and the ZMINA Human Rights Center, in which well-known Ukrainian writers and journalists became ambassadors of Ukrainian political prisoners-journalists imprisoned in the Russian Federation and the temporarily occupied Crimea.

Years: 2021-

Coordinators: Maksym Sytnikov, Nadiya Dobryanska

Project description

A joint project of the Ukrainian PEN and the ZMINA Human Rights Center, in which well-known Ukrainian writers and journalists became ambassadors of Ukrainian political prisoners-journalists imprisoned in the Russian Federation and the temporarily occupied Crimea. In their publications, interviews, public events in Ukraine and abroad, the ambassadors will call for the release of political prisoners and their cases. The solidarity program is designed to draw attention to the affairs of Ukrainian Kremlin hostages and to promote international pressure on Russia to release them.

The ambassadors of the political prisoners were Victoria Amelina (Osman Arifmetetov), Myroslava Barchuk (Alexei Bessarabov), Olga Gerasimyuk (Timur Ibragimov), Larisa Denisenko (Remzi Bekirov), Irena Karpa (Marlen (Suleiman) Asanov), Andriy Dzhellya (Andriy Dzhelyal), Yuri Makarov (Rustem Sheyhaliyev), Miroslav Marynovych (Server Mustafayev), Vitaly Portnikov (Vladislav Esipenko) Irina Slavinska (Amet Suleymanov) Ostap Slyvynsky (Asan Akhtemov), Mariana Savka (Ruslan Suleymanov) and Irina pillars (Seyran Saliev).

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