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January 30th, 2006. Posted in News from Belarus

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Mass hunger-strike of condemned in the Ivatsevichi’s colony?

Relatives of political prisoner Valery Levaneuski were called by the former prisoner who left one of these days on freedom, and has informed that in the colony №22 («the Wolf holes») about 30 condemned, being in punishment cell, have gone on hunger strike as a sign of the protest against infringement of their rights and legitimate interests. The former prisoner has told, that infringements of the rights condemned have sharply increased after appointment of the new chief of a colony.

In a colony the deputy chief of a colony on regime-operations section Karmanovich M. S has not confirmed, but also has not denied the given information.

Press service of National Strike Committee of Belarus

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