Yauhen Vaskovich not allowed to read Criminal Code

2015 2015-02-18T17:18:59+0300 2015-02-18T17:18:59+0300 en

As it became known, after a meeting with his mother in Mahiliou colony No. 15 political prisoner Yauhen Vaskovich was forbidden to take legal literature, including the Criminal Code and the Code for Criminal Procedures, the pres service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists reports.

The political prisoner was visited by his mother on 5-6 February. Rushaniya Vaskovich brought food and clothing brought, as well as legal literature, which Yauhen previously asked for and which was given by his friends and colleagues.

These books were printed in the Republic of Belarus, they contain information about legislation, rights and obligations of Belarusian citizens, including those who are in prison.

Prison officials have not explained why is this literature was banned.

Meanwhile, it should be noted that Belarusian citizens who find themselves in prison are not deprived of the right to receive and store information concerning their legal rights and interests.