Artsyom Dubski released

2010 2010-05-25T19:34:28+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Political prisoner Artsyom Dubski has been taken from a penal colony and released at the railway station in Mahilou early in the morning.

Those wanting to meet Artsyom at the gates of colony #16 had to go to the station, Radio Svaboda reports.

Artsyom Dubski was arrested at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border on February 13, 2009. The youth activist was charged with violation of the rules of serving punishment in the Case of 14 (145 youth activists were sentenced to restriction of liberty and imprisonment for participating in protest actions of entrepreneurs). He got two years of restriction of liberty in the town of Asipovichy, where he was registered. After a new criminal case had been initiated against him, Dubski left for Ukraine.

The court of Asipovichy sentenced Artsyom Dubski to a term of imprisonment in a penal colony in Mahilou. Amnesty International recognized the participants of the Case of 14 Prisoners of Conscience.