Mikalai Dziadok has been held in the correctional colony in Horki for two months already. He was transferred there on May 12, after being sentenced to one year of imprisonment under Article 411 of the Criminal Code.
During this time the political prisoner has been placed in the penal cell five times and spent there 42 days. The reason for placing him there was that he allegedly violated the prison regime and refused from the work that didn’t suit him.
On June 30 the prisoner was transferred to a cell-type facility for six months, as a malignant violator of the prison regime. Continue reading Mikalai Dziadok. Bitter taste of colony in Horki
In the beginning of June Artsiom Prakapenka had a long-term meeting with parents. Meeting continued 20 hours. During meeting political prisoner said that conditions in colony became worse. On 24 Continue reading Belarusian prisoners’ news. June 2015.
On the 3rd of June Bogdan Roman will take part in pre-trial hearing concerning fight with right-wing hooligans. He is entered case under art. 339 part 3. It means group hooliganism with weapons caused injures which shall be punished by restraint of freedom from three to five years or imprisonment from three to ten years. Moreover he is entered case under art. 147 part 2. It means bodily harm made by group which shall be punished by imprisonment from five to fifteen years. Continue reading Belarusian prisoners’ news. May 2015.
Mikalai Dziadok protested against tortures by prison staff.
Mikalai Dziadok was transferred to correctional facility No.9 in Horki for his new prison term on May 12. On May 13, he was thrown into a punishment cell for five days. On May 19, he was transferred to a solitary confinement cell. Mikalai Dziadok spent the night in a very cold cell and asked to be transferred to another cell.
On the morning of May 20, the political prisoner cut his abdomen and arms to draw attention of prison officers. He received medical attention in a medical unit and was returned to the same cold cell where he remained until May 26. According to Valeria Khotsina, her husband already received four sanctions. Continue reading Mikalai Dziadok cuts his abdomen and arms in prison
Jauhen Vas’kovich met in colony with his mother and grandmother. As his mother said, her son looks better than before. He sends greetings to all. Parents carried him food parcel, hygiene and Bible. Next meeting with parents is planned in August. Continue reading Belarusian prisoners’ news. April 2015.