Svatopulk Korasak Denied Visa to Belarus
Former deputy of the Czech Parliament, human rights activists, former dissident and signer of Charter’77 Svatopulk Korasak wasn’t given visa to Belarus. The Belarusian Embassy in Prague didn’t explain why. Korasak is a member of the Union of Freedom fraction and was in Belarus during the referendum of 2004 concerning the permission to Lukashenka to run for the third presidential term. The day after the referendum he came to the meeting in Minsk and read to the present persons the letter of the former Czech president Vaclav Gavel where he expressed his support to Belarusian democrats.