Sannikau's counsel banned from meeting his client again

2011 2011-12-09T17:56:50+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The lawyer planned to visit the presidential candidate on 8 December.

According to Iryna Khalip, the wife of the political prisoner, the lawyer left a complaint in the prison’s book of complaints and filed complaints to the prosecutor’s office of the Vitsebsk region, the Vitsebsk corrections department, BelaPAN news agency reports.

The latest unsuccessful attempt, unsuccessful, to see Sannikau was made on 23 November.

Khalip noted she filed an appeal to the General Prosecutor’s Office last week complaining at officers of the corrections department, who deny access to her husband. “I demanded to open a criminal case against them. The case will be initiated in any case sooner or later. The complaints will be used as evidence in the case,” Khalip stressed.

Andrei Sannikau, a presidential candidate in the 2010 elections, is in Vitsba-3 penal colony.