Political prisoner Ihar Alinevich wished his mother happy birthday by sending her a letter and a postcard from prison.
– He always tries to make me a surprise and give me something unique, of course, it always moves me to tears. Every mother and son have a strong bond. I am pleased that for once the authorities did not stop such letter, as they usually do – says Valentina Alinevich, mother of political prisoner.
On May 27, 2011, the judge Zhanna Chwojnicka sentenced Ihar Alinevich to 8 years of imprisonment in a maximum security penal colony. Currently, he is serving a sentence in Novopolotsk Penal Colony No. 10, which is known for its particularly bad conditions of detention. He and Mikola Dziadok and Alexander Franckievich were accused of attacking the building of the Ministry of Defense, the “Shangri La”casino, and Okrestina detention center, and setting fire to the door of the building of Belarusban
At the beginning of spring was released his prison diary “I’m going to Magadan.” Fragments of the work can be heard on Radio Racyja every Saturday at 11:50 am.
Translation by Palitviazni.info