Mikalai Dziadok: “I want to be last convict under Article 411 of Criminal Code”

The political prisoner demands to annul Article 411 of the Criminal Code. The Human Rights Center “Viasna” published an open letter by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok, who draws attention to the gross violations of the rights of those held in prisons, disadvantages and throw-backs of “correctional” institutions, as well as unfair punishment under Article 411 […]

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Ihar Alinevich on conditions in Belarusian penitentiaries: suicides, abuse and lawlessness

We are publishing a letter by Ihar Alinevich where he commented on the trip of the human rights organization Platforma (The Platform) representatives around the correctional colonies and described in detail the system in which he had been forced to live for the last 5 years. Currently, the political prisoner is serving time in the […]

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Mikalai Dziadok: “I want to be last convict under Article 411 of Criminal Code”

The political prisoner demands to annul Article 411 of the Criminal Code. The Human Rights Center “Viasna” published an open letter by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok, who draws attention to the gross violations of the rights of those held in prisons, disadvantages and throw-backs of “correctional” institutions, as well as unfair punishment under Article 411 […]

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