Aliaksandr Kazulin's Health State Is Getting Dangerous

2006 2006-12-06T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 20 October the former candidate to presidency, the chair of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) Aliaksandr Kazulin announced a hunger-strike. One of its main demands is the consideration of the situation of human rights in Belarus at the UN Security Council.

Last week the deputies of the Euro-parliament Bronislaw Geremek and Bogdan Klich proposed that the Eurocommission discuss Kazulin’s hunger-strike with the Belarusian authorities.

Recently Mr Kazulin has sent a letter to his relatives. There he wrote that on his birthday her received several hundred of letters, telegrams and postcards and thanked to their senders. He also wrote that someone lit a firework outside the fence of his jail.

In addition, he informed the relatives that on 27 November a medical delegation from Minsk with the chair of the medical division of the Department of punishment execution. ‘They examined me for an hour and expressed surprise with my 69-kilos’ weight and my present outlook (they could compare it with what they saw when I was kept in the republican hospital). I think we reached a consensus. Of course, I refused from all kinds of stationary supervision and injections. The local medics say they would write research works about strange and unbelievable possibilities of human body on my example’ Kazulin wrote.