The partakers of the campaign in the support of the Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov begins a new stage #SaveOlegSentsov, within which they will urge the G7 countries leaders to draw key attention to the release of the Ukrainian movie maker and other Kremlin prisoners at G7 summit. The organizers of the campaign reported this on Facebook.
‘Oleg Sentsov is on hunger strike for the 26th day. Draw attention to his release at least for 26 seconds! Today we begin a new stage of our global campaign #SaveOlegSentsov and urge non-indifferent people to join our online protest on June 8-9’, the message said.
Particularly, the organizers noted that the leaders of the G7 countries will gather on June 8-9 in Malbaie, Canada to discuss the most important issues of the world.
‘We are sure that the release of Oleg Sentsov and all 70 Kremlin prisoners should be one of the key issues of the summit. We can achieve this working together!’.
Every person who wants to join the campaign should come to Facebook, opens the links to the public pages of the politicians and write one of the urges under their last post. It is necessary to put such hashtags as #SaveOlegSentsov and #freesentsov.
It is also possible to do this on Twitter. Also, people can use the Google-document with prepared tweets.
‘You just click one of them and the chosen text appears on your page. Then you have to file the link to the Google-document and that’s all’, the message said.
The main urge of the campaign SaveOlegSentsov - #G7 Act Now! Save Ukrainian Jailed-70 #SaveOlegSentsov #freesentsov.
‘More posts we have, more chances for success’.
It is possible to find the public pages of the G7 leaders in Facebook and Twitter here.
Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov has announced a hunger strike on May 14. This way, he demands that all Ukrainians detained in Russia and annexed Crimea be released. Sentsov said he was ready to die if the requirements were not fulfilled.
The relatives of Sentsov note the deterioration of his health. According to the sister, he gets injections of glucose in the amount of one liter daily. Russian moviemaker Askold Kurov noted that the Ukrainian political prisoner feels good.
June 1-2, international campaign #SaveOlegSentsov to be held in different cities around the world. The organizers say that these days they "will give a red card to the regime of Putin," who illegally keeps people behind the bars.