The political prisoner Dmitry Drozd had to go through hell, but he has no regrets about anything.
“I admitted guilt and fully repented – this is not about me”, said Vasil Parfyankou in his first hours of freedom. What did a petition for pardon look like, and why did 9 people sign it? Also, see how Minsk met those first released from custody, convicted of the events of 19 December, in this video report:
The presidential candidate has phoned for the first time from Novopolotsk prison.
The department for carrying out punishments of the Belarusian Interior Ministry is ready quickly to fulfil Lukashenko’s decree to pardon nine people convicted for the events on 19 December 2010.
“Choice” has also appeared at the homes of the inhabitants of Mogilyov. Activists of the civil initiative “New Belarus” are continuing to deliver the newspaper of changes to the homes of Belarusians.
On 9 August a second participant of the action of solidarity with Dashkevich and an activist of the civil campaign “European Belarus”, Alyaksei Sanchyla, was released from Drybin detention centre.
Yesterday at about 20:30 a person called an activist of the civil campaign “European Belarus”, Andrei Molchan, on his home phone. Posing as a policeman, he made threats and uttered obscene language, demanding that the activist appear at the police station.
As reported by the wife of the political prisoner, he will undergo rehabilitation there (in hospital).
Activists of “European Belarus” have reported that as a result of the dispersal of the rally in support of Zmitser Dashkevich, four activists of the civil campaign “European Belarus” have been detained: Alyaksandr Vyalitchanka, Alyaksei Syanchyla, Uladzimir Radkevich and Panshyn Raman.
Activists of the civil campaign “European Belarus” have held a rally in support of Andrei Sannikov, who was recently transferred to the prison in Novopolotsk.