Ihar Alinevich: The situation around me is not conducive to normal life

Political Prisoner, Ihar Alinevich sent from a penal colony in Novopolotsk a letter to a friend Jekateryna. Mother of Ihar Alinevich, Valentina allowed us to cite fragments of the letter.

“Some people think that we have a spa here, but these people do not understand how serious everything in here is. It is even difficult to write a letter. The situation that is happening around me, life around, to put it mildly, is not conducive to normal life “, – writes a political prisoner.

In spring Ihar Alinevich spent 20 days in solitary confinement. His relatives have linked this penalty with the publication of the book written by Ihar I’m going to Magadan in which he describes the conditions in the KGB detention center, called “American”.

Among the activists of the anarchist movement Ihar Alinevich received the highest sentence – eight years in prison for attacks on official buildings. Ihar Alinevich pleaded not guilty. Activist is serving his sentence in a Novopolotsk penal colony.

svaboda.org; Palitviazni.info

Translation by Palitviazni.info

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