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Press conference Black Sea Palaces and Their Hosts

Press Release
March 9, 2011

Press-conference of the ecologists who served their imprisonment sentences in Tuapse prison for conducting a public inspection of the country cottage of Governor of Kransodar Area Alexander Tkacyov will be held in YABLOKOs office tomorrow on March 10.


The Krasnodar prisoners of conscience Eugeny Vitushko, leader of the Tuapse YABLOKO and Suren Gazaryan, member of YABLOKO, will tell about the unlawful construction of a recreation complex for Governor Tkachoyv in the relict pin forest protected by the state, as well as other complexes and palaces unlawfully constructed at the Black Sea coast of the Krasnodar Area.


Vitishko spent 10 days in jail and was released today. He was on hunger strike for the last eight days in prison protesting against the imprisonment as well as violation of human rights in the prison.


YABLOKOs activists say that imprisonment of the leader YABLOKOs branch in Tuapse demonstrated the desire of the local authorities to press one of the leaders of environmentalists in the region.


YABLOKOs leader Sergei Mitrokhin will also participate in the press-conference.


The conference Black Sea Palaces and Their Hosts will begin at 2 p.m.


Address: Tretyakovskaya or Novokuznetskaya metro stations, ul.Pyatnitskaya 31/2 bldg 2.


Accreditation at
Tel: +7 495 780 30 19
+7 903 270 29 02 (Igor Yakovlev)


See also:

Human Rights

Protection of Environment

Are Prisoners of Conscience Only in Moscow? Boris Vishnevskys blog at the Ekho Moskvy web-site. March 5, 2011

YABLOKOs activists get imprisonment verdicts, Press Release, February 28, 2011

WWF demands from the Interior Minister to investigate the circumstances of the arrest of ecologists by Governors dacha. Press Release, March 4, 2011.

Young YABLOKO activists hang a banner “Freedom to Political Prisoners!” opposite of the Kremlin. Press Release, March 3, 2011.

Friendly Oligarch Buys 'Putin' Palace . The Moscow Times, March 4, 2011.

YABLOKO - Aktivisten inhaftiert. Liberales Forum. Redaktion, 28.02.2011

 

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