The funeral of the founder of the fund “For The Children of Chernobyl” Belarus – Prof. Dr. Gennady Grushevoy. Your work, friend, will never rest in peace. Your Work, philosophy, help has germinated.
Today died the Founder of the Fund “For the Children of Chernobyl” Belarus. Prof. Dr. Gennady Grushevoy.
Thanks to you, the world learned about Chernobyl.
Thanks to you, many lives could be saved.
Thanks to you, an ethical “chain reaction” arose.
Of help, of Hope, of Future.
Your work marvels enemies and friends.
I remember our conversations.
And how they changed my spirit, my actions radically.
Your words were like knives that never sting, but sharpen the view.
On behalf of all the children of Chernobyl and Fukushima!
On behalf of all 2 million people who got Help from you and your wife!
Infinitely many friends mourn you. Because YOU are ONE of US!
For the Children!
MEDIA REACTIONS so far:
“since 1989 more than 300,000 young Belarusians were able to improve their health in a clean place thanks to Gennady Grushevoy’s “Fund for the Children of Chernobyl” http://www.svaboda.org/content/article/25245635.html
“One of the organizers and active participants of the Belarusian Popular Front “Revival” (1988). Chairman of the Board of the Belarusian Charitable Fund ” Children of Chernobyl ” ( 1989 ) . Member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus , a member of the Belarusian Popular Front (1990-1995) , member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus of the 13th convocation . Chairman of the Belarusian Christian Democratic Party ( since 1996). Coordinator of the Assembly of Democratic NGOs of Belarus (1997). Organizer Youth Christian Social Union , 71 self-help groups , youth social network central ” Workshop of the Future” in different regions of Belarus ( 1997 ) , co-chair of the civil committee “Choice – 2001 ” ( 2000 ) . Member of the Coordinating Council of the International Peace Bureau (Geneva ) . Was judged as one of the organizers of the first ” Chernobyl Way ” ( 30.09.1989 ) . Coordinated the work of the First Assembly of Peoples of Chernobyl (25 – twenty-sixth eleventh 1989) in Minsk. Under his leadership fund ” Children of Chernobyl ” during his work has helped more than 2 million people in Belarus. Awarded annual prizes Norwegian Rafto Foundation for his work in the direction of protection of human rights (1999). Gennady Pear is the author of more than 200 works on philosophy and political science.” http://charter97.org/ru/news/2014/1/28/85129/
The testament of Prof. Dr. Gennady Grushevoy was published.
“When nearly five years ago, I learned that I had leukemia – a violation of the structure of DNA – I told myself I was lucky in my life, because I’m dead on with life than fighting. But I will not give up by any chance Chernobyl. My ight which started April 26, 1986, at which ‘m the last 27 years on. I am with those who worked after / a Chernobyl . My “departure” is the logical conclusion of my life. Such care was given to me by God and destiny. And I take it as a soldier in the war, because it is better to die in the attack at the front than at the “rear” of malaria.
Perhaps this fate convinces someone that Belarus has no future if the Chernobyl consequences are ignored. You can not hope to flee this tragedy or hide or escape. That is why the government should engage in a serious way concerning Chernobyl. Only then will the nation has any hope of salvation. At one time I fought for the post-Chernobyl Belarus. Today, half of Europe is fighting for me. Europeans give me the drugs that I could not give belarusian patients. And with this advance I should work on full …”
HIS NGO AND WIFE (rare footage):