Chechen protests in Europe
On the 23rd of February, all Chechens in Europe demonstrated throughout European capital cities. The major protests were held in Paris, Stockholm, Tbilisi, Berlin, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Oslo and Vienna.
The participants demanded from World Community to recognize deportation of the Chechen-Ingush as genocide of the Chechen-Ingush people.
Administration of ChechenCenter received letters from over 12 correspondents around the world with the information of the Chechen demonstrations in their states. As an example, one correspondent from Norway informs that over 30 people have gathered for the protest in Oslo. The protest took place in front of the Parliamentary building of Norway. As the correspondent says: "The protest demonstrated the remembrance of Stalin’s repressions of the Chechen-Ingush people and the time when the Chechens have been deported to Siberia, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan in 1944. And just earlier we had protests in Oslo as well, where we demonstrated our unity in opinion of the Chechen independence. Also, we would like to thank all who participated in all demonstrations in Oslo in the last three weeks.”
The other sources inform of another demonstration in Stockholm held by the representative of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in Sweden Mayrbek Taramov. As ChechenCenter is informed, Mayrbek Taramov told: "From now on we will be doing more of such actions and apply to the government asking to take look at the Chechen refugees’ issues in Sweden.”
There are more and more protests to tell about, where the Chechens demonstrated once again that they are alive and still battling on the way to freedom. Almost all of the demonstrations have been organized by the Representatives of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in their countries. Just to add, all of these representatives are loyal to the Prime Minister of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Akhmed Zakayev.
In its turn, administration of ChechenCenter thanks all participants who felt as going there and recalled the brutal past which we cannot forget as far as the issue with the Chechen Liberty isn’t solved yet. In addition, we would like to thank an organization "Free Caucasus" from Denmark who gathered almost all Caucasus Nations who supported us on the 23 February in Denmark.