Actors Jude Law, Kevin Spacey and others took to the streets of London this week to stage a public protest against Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus. According to the protestors, Lukashenko is nothing more than a dictator who has captured a host of political prisoners and their protest this week is meant to call for an end of his regime. Check out some photos from the protest below.
Jude Law and Kevin Spacey joined more than 100 protesters last night calling for an end to the dictatorship in Belarus. They joined campaigners including playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and actor Roger Lloyd Pack to march for freedom of expression in Belarus and the release of political prisoners held by its president, Alexander Lukashenko. Jude, 38, is known for his campaigning, mostly publicly for the UN-backed Peace One Day charity of which he is ambassador and which campaigns for all wars to cease for a day each year on September 21. Spacey, 51, said he was moved to act and protest about human rights violations in Belarus after watching the Belarus Free Theatre (BFT) perform in New York last year. He told the Evening Standard: ?It?s the only time (Read more...)