Pavel Seviarynets to be released on 19 October 2013

BCD co-chairman, Pavel Seviarynets will be released on Saturday, 19 October 2013.

Pavel Seviarynets was arrested on 20 December 2010 in Minsk after the peaceful protest against rigged results of the presidential elections 2010. On 16 May 2011 he was sentenced to three years of penal labour. Seviarynets spent part of the term in the KGB prison in Minsk.

During the time of imprisonment Seviarynets received more that 2,500 letters of support, wrote 80 essays for “Nasha Niva” newspaper, and naturally actively contributed to the BCD Party activities.

The BCD members, his family and friends will gather in Kuplin, Brest region, to greet Pavel on his release on 19 October.

On 20 October Pavel Seviarynets will take part in the Congress of Young Christian Democrats in Minsk.

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