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Rally of supporters of political prisoners held near German Embassy in Bishkek

Rally of supporters of political prisoners is being held near the German Embassy in Bishkek.

«Today, the representatives of the European Union have the doors open day. In this regard, we decided to come to the German Embassy, ​​since it is the leader of the European Union. It is it who gives the go-ahead for allocation of million grants to the President of Kyrgyzstan, the Prosecutor General’s Office, judges who make unjust decisions against political prisoners. Large-scale political persecution is taking place. But the Europeans are silent. Where is their European democracy?» a member of the Committee for the Protection of Political Prisoners Zulfiya Marat said.

The people hold posters in English «No political repressions in Kyrgyzstan," «Freedom to political prisoners," «Freedom to Asanov and Kadyrov» and a large poster in Russian «Freedom to political prisoners!»

Seven people participate in the protest. The protesters promised to behave peacefully and not to shout. Only two policemen are present at the scene.

Recall, Omurbbek Tekebayev, Ernest Karybekov, Bektur Asanov, Kubanychbek Kadyrov, Bekbolot Talgarbekov, Marat Sultanov, Alexander Gusev, Torobai Kolubaev are in custody in the GKNB pretrial detention centre.

The rally was organized by the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression and the Committee for the Protection of Political Prisoners.