Political Prisoner Mikola Statkevich Can’t Visit His Sick Father
Mikola Statkevich, leader of Belarusian Social Democrats, serves his forced labor term in Blon
The political prisoner told Charter’97, according to the Law, all individuals serving a term of forced labor have a right for a leave for several days every month. All prisoners serving the sentence with Statkevich, get such leaves. However, the last time Statkevich had a chance to visit his father was in September this year.
“I am constantly applying to the administration in the
Mikala Statkevich’s father is 79. Last year he underwent a carcinectomy. The elderly man lives alone.