The human rights activist urged not to arrange a show around.

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated in fotobanka Sentsov. Archival photoThe human rights activist urged not to arrange a show around.© RIA Novosti / Sergey Poweroperated the image Bank

Member of the presidential Council for human rights Alexander Brod urged not to make a show with the nomination of the convicted person in Russia Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov at the Sakharov prize.

On Wednesday, several media outlets reported that the European people’s party. nominated for Sakharov prize; this is a known prize in the field of human rights, established in 1988 by the European Parliament and has received the name of academician, Soviet dissident and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov. Earlier, the former President of Poland, Nobel peace prize 1983 Lech Walesa invited to nominate Sentsov for the Nobel peace prize.

«I don’t like the hype around Sentsov: by some this name is used for PR, some people use it for the next pressure on Russia, someone tries to make a bargain with the exchange. This ignores the fact that Sentsov is not simply a prisoner of conscience and human rights activist, he made a specific accusation,» said Brid RIA Novosti.

The Ukrainian Director was sentenced in Russia to 20 years in prison on charges of organizing terrorist acts in the Crimea.

«It is not necessary to arrange a show around of this name, we ate these things in the period of the Pussy Riot case, when people insulted the feelings of believers, presented as the vanguard group of revolutionaries in the field of new art», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to Ford, these advances at the awards resemble the «very hypocritical hypocritical actions» when the proponents forget, for example, about situations with Cyril Wyszynski in Ukraine, Alexander Gaponenko in Latvia, and several other human rights activists and journalists who are suffering for their independent position. «Fight, jumping out of his pants, for one and totally ignore the suffering of others is simply dishonest,» he says.

As the human rights activist noted, there are legal ways in order to alleviate the plight of the whales. «He or his relatives should contact the President of the Russian Federation with the request for pardon. I think the perspective in this issue», — said the Agency interlocutor.

The same sentence that Sentsov, to 10 years imprisonment sentenced the accomplice Sentsov, Alexander Kolchenko. Two more defendants in the case, Alexey Chirny and Gennady Afanasiev, received seven years in prison.

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