No Parole for Dashkevich

2007 2007-03-12T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”


The administration of Shklou prison has issued a fourth warning to Zmitser Dashkevich. This time he was reprimanded for reading after a retreat. The political prisoner told about that to his parents in a letter on 5 March.

According to the law, Zmitser Dashkevich has no chances to be released after amnesty announced. He is considered a person committing gross violations of the prison regime, who is not mending his ways, RFE/RL informs.

Zmitser Dashkevich has spent six month behind the bars. He had been sentenced to a year and a half of imprisonment for participation in an unregistered organization Young Front.