Jauhien Vaskovich again put into solitary confinement

Political prisoner and activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Jauhien Vaskovich spent another 10 days in solitary confinement in Mahilou prison No. 4

According to Denis Sadowski,  secretary of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party:

– In late July Jauhien was put into solitary confinement. On 3 August he was released from it. He got 10 days, but was not informed why he was punished. He is put into solitary confinement once in a month, and it is planned action against him.

Since May 2011, when Vaskovich started serving sentence, he has spent nearly 200 days in solitary confinement. According to Denis Sadowski, the prison administration is pushing him to write an application for clemency. But he flatly refuses.

Jauhien Vaskovich was sentenced to seven years in prison for attempted arson of the KGB building in Bobrujsk.


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