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Image: Mikalai Statkevich will remain in prison for another year and a half 
Copyright: svaboda.org Belarusian HRH

Mikalai Statkevich will remain in prison for another year and a half

The trial of a political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich on changing the regime of serving his sentence to prison confinement took place on 4 May in Shklou penal colony №17. The basis for the regime change are claimed to be numerous violations of internal regulations of the colony and disobeying the requirements of the colony administration. In a letter to his wife Maryna Adamovich, Statkevich wrote that he had been placed in cell-type premises. 12 May 2015 »

Image: Unprecedented crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of European Olympic Games, says report. HRH Baku

Unprecedented crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of European Olympic Games, says report.

(Brussels) – In recent years, Azerbaijani authorities have intensified a crackdown on civil society and devastated critical voices, without regard for domestic or international law. This crackdown is in stark contrast to the polished image of a modern and prosperous European state that President Ilham Aliyev has presented to outside observers. 12 May 2015 »

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