Published on Friday, 05 October 2012 10:14
Add your signature to the request demanding from the President of Ukraine to release a Nigerian student Olaolu Sunkanmi Femi from detention and to ensure a fair trial for him.
Since November 2011 26-year old Nigerian is in prison for having the courage to confront five youths who had committed a racially motivated attack against him and his friend. A pre-determined position of the police and prosecutors led to Femi’s arrest in favor of the attackers and pressing criminal charges against him.Now Olaolu is facing a long prison term.
We demand that Ukrainian leadership takes action within its powers in order to ensure soonest possible Femi’s release from custody, repeated transparent and effective investigation, and to prevent any attempts to put pressure upon the court. We are confident that these measures will be enough to establish justice.
Sign the petition here.