Equity union members (L-R) Harriet Walter, Dan Stevens, Martin Sherman, Ian McKellen, Malcolm Sinclair, Tom Stoppard, Samuel West and Catherine Kelly join Free Belarus Now protest outside Belarusian Embassy in London, UK

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Equity union members (L-R) Harriet Walter, Dan Stevens, Martin Sherman, Ian McKellen, Malcolm Sinclair, Tom Stoppard, Samuel West and Catherine Kelly join Free Belarus Now protest outside the Embassy of Belarus in Kensington, London demanding the immediate release of all members of the Free Theatre of Belarus. Natalya Kalama, the Director of the Free Theatre of Belarus was arrested along with numerous other theatre members in Minsk’s Independence Square during a ruthless dispersion of a peaceful demonstration against the falsification of the 2010 presidential Belarus Election. Western countries decried the election as a farce and an egregious affront to democracy and human rights. The United States and the European Union called for the release of all the imprisoned former candidates.
Location: Embassy of Belarus, Kensington Court, London, United Kingdom