Re: Waynakh.com: Online Petition: Stop the Extradition of Chechen Asylum Seekers
- I just want to sign but I don¹t remember if I have a count on face book or
not (I never go on facebook), so if there is an other way or if you could
sign for me, it would be kind. : André Glucksmann, France, Paris 75010.
Happy new year. AG
Le 30/12/12 18:21, « Norbert Strade » <nost@...> a écrit :
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> Online Petition: Stop the Extradition of Chechen Asylum Seekers
> Thursday, 27 December 2012
> Austrian journalist and Russia expert Susanne Scholl has started an online
> petition which addresses the Austrian Federal Government and asks for an end
> to the extradition of Chechen asylum seekers.
> The petition's introduction states:
> "Chechnya is not a legal state within the Russian Federation and extraditions
> to Russia or Chechnya are not safe for Chechen asylum seekers. Torture, abuse
> and oppression are on the Chechen agenda. Sending back victims of torture and
> political persecution is a violation of both the Geneva and Human Rights
> Conventions. Recently, two Chechen men were kidnapped after their extradition
> to Russia. Both are in critical condition. A number of other people from
> Chechnya are facing extradition, which means death for them. It is a shame
> particularly for Austria because of the history of this country. People in
> need must be protected!"
> The campaign intends to reach 1 million signatures, but so far, only about 700
> people have signed. Thus, we are asking all of our readers to sign the online
> petition to save the lives of Chechen asylum seekers, who will be in danger if
> they are extradited to Russia. We must not let it happen.
> You may sign the online petition HERE: http://www.causes.com/actions/1716602
> *Text was written by Waynakh Online and edited by Michael Capobianco