Ex-political prisoner Yaromenak expelled from university

2012 2012-01-12T17:26:49+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

“Young Front” activist Uladzimir Yaromenak has learned about his expulsion from the university after serving 15-day arrest for an action of solidarity near the Read Church on 19 December. The guy received a telephone call from the university and was told he could take back his documents.

Uladzimir Yaromenak was a third-year student of the faculty of computer-aided design of Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics. In September, Anastasiya Palazhanka and he attempted to hang out flags in Minsk center. They were detained and Uladzimir Yaromenak was sentenced to 12 days in custody. He got a warning from the university he would be expelled after the second arrest.

Uladzimir Yaromenak was sentenced to 3.5 years in a medium security penal colony for the events on October Square in 2010, but was released on 13 August 2011. He continued his education.