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Meryl Streep has spoken out in support of Oleg Sentsov

Мерил Стрип выступила в поддержку Олега СенцоваThe actress said that they are ready to join the campaign for the release of Ukrainian Director, who was convicted in Russia.

Hollywood actress Meryl Streep joined the action in support of political prisoner of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov.

This was announced by MP Mustafa Nayem on his page in Facebook.

“After the traditional photo shoot we were a few meters away, and I decided that since it happened, Ms. Streep would be another lawyer our Crimea”, – Nayem wrote.

To the surprise of the MP, the Strip was aware that among the nominees of PEN International has condemned the Director, but all the details of his story didn’t.

“During a short dialogue I managed quite a lot of detail to tell her about the history of Oleg Sentsov – about his case, about his family, about the Crimea, forcibly imposed nationality and his two children, his two children, remaining in the annexed territory”, – Nayem wrote.

According to Nayem, the Strip itself has proposed to make a joint photo. “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 they are ready to join the campaign of the PEN center for the release of Oleg,” said Nye.

As previously reported, the PEN American center awarded the Ukrainian film Director Oleh Sentsov prisoner annual award Barbara goldsmith “Freedom to write”.

Oleg Sentsov – Ukrainian film Director and screenwriter. He was detained by the law enforcement authorities of the Russian Federation in the spring of 2014 after the annexation of Crimea on charges of organizing attacks on the Peninsula. In August of last year he was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The Director himself did not admit guilt in crimes incriminated to it.

The human rights center “memorial” made of Sentsov and Kolchenko to the list of political prisoners.

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