Petition response

07 Jul: REPLY / Appeal from a citizen concerning detention of Belarusian Students

(Source: EEAS)

Petition response

Dear Petitioner,

I would like to thank you for your e-mail of 27 May to the High Representative / Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, regarding the detention of students in Belarus.

The European Union condemns the repression that we are witnessing in Belarus, including the detainment of students, the numerous political prisoners and human rights activists. Let me assure you that the EU Delegation in Minsk puts in considerable efforts on ensuring access is granted to its staff and Member State representatives to as many court trials of political prisoners and human rights activists …