EU youth organizations demand to abolish visas for Belarusians

According to the information provided by, the document was signed by Young European Federalists — JEF-Europe, European Youth Forum, European Democrat Students – EDS, European Liberal Youth — LYMEC, Federation of Young European Greens – FYEG, International Federation of Liberal Youth — IFLRY, International Union of Socialist Youth – IUSY, Youth of the European People’s Party — YEPP, Young European Socialists — YES.

The signers decried Europe’s last dictatorship and showed support for the Belarusian people. The EU youth organization demand abolition of the death penalty in Belarus. They also stand for freedom of media and the democratic elections in Belarus. The youth activists insist that the EU should form a clear position with regard to Alyaksandr Lukashenka's regime and stand for the sanctions against the regime.

The signers also suggest giving a helping hand to those Belarusians who need support of the EU. In particular, they claim that Young Belarusians should have the right to move freely around Europe to meet and exchange with their peers.