Hollywood actress Meryl Streep joined the action in support of political prisoner of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov. Photo with the plate #FreeSentsov she did together with the people’s Deputy of Ukraine Mustafai Hire. About Nayem wrote on his page in Facebook.
“To my surprise, the actress was aware that among the nominees (PEN International – ed.) has convicted the Director, but all the details of his story didn’t. During a short dialogue, I was able to talk in some detail about her history Oleg Sentsov about his case, about his family, about the Crimea, forcibly imposed nationality and his two children, remaining in the annexed territory” – wrote the MP.
As reported by Nye, Striptease offered to make a joint photo.
“You know what, let’s get together – who would believe that I came up with this plaque,” she said, according to the MP.
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“Later, during the ceremony, when the screen showed a video about the nomination of Oleg award, she cried. After the ceremony we talked to her again. The actress said that he is ready to join the campaign of the PEN center for the release of Oleg,” also said Nye.
On March 29, the American branch of the international human rights organization of writers PEN International He was awarded the annual prize of the Barbara goldsmith, which is given to “prisoners of conscience”.
In 2014, Sentsov was arrested in Crimea and transferred to a prison in Moscow: the FSB accused him of “preparing terrorist acts”. In 2015, the court sentenced him to 20 years in a strict regime.