The Open Dialog Foundation, along with Kiev Dialogue, EuroMaidan SOS and People in Need have an honour and a pleasure to invite you to a panel debate: “13 hostages of Putin: How can we release them?”
- Thursday 24 September, 2015; 18:30 – 20:00;
- Ukrainian World, Nowy Świat 63, Warsaw, Poland
The discussion will be centered around three key questions and areas:
- What consequences should be drawn against the people involved in the kidnapping and imprisonment of citizens of neighboring countries in Russia?
- How to help political prisoners – when does the publicity save lives, and when does it close the road to freedom?
- How to monitor the situation of political prisoners sentenced to long-term prison sentences?
The event will be moderated by:
- Mrs Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialog Foundation;
- Harri Tiido – Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia in Poland;
- Mr Yuriy Yatsenko – student from Lviv, activist of EuroMaidan, arrested by Russia and released after the #LetMyPeopleGO campaign;
- Ms Oleksandra Matviychuk – civic activist, EuroMaidan SOS, initiator of the #LetMyPeopleGO campaign;
- Mr Mark Feygin, lawyer of Ms Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian political prisoner in Russia;
- Representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia.
Speakers (by telebridge connection):
- Ms Vira Savchenko – civic activist, sister of Ms Nadiya Savchenko;
- Ms Marina Dubrovina, lawyer of Mr Stanislav Klich, Ukrainian activist detained in Russia;
- Ms Natalia Kaplan – civic activist, sister of Mr Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian political prisoner in Russia;
A presentation of the latest Open Dialog Foundation’s report on the case of Oleg Sentsov will take place during the event.
Translation: English, Russian and Polish