Uladzislau Kavaliou’s mother applies to Constitutional Court

2012 2012-02-02T16:25:45+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

According to Liubou Kavaliova, mother of the death convict Uladzislau Kavaliou found guilty of the terrorist act in the Minsk metro, on 1 February she filed an appeal with the Constitutional Court, asking to find unlawful some norms of the Belarusian criminal process legislation.

The matter is that the UN Human Rights Committee asked the Belarusian authorities to suspend the execution of the penalty till the consideration of the individual communication of Uladzislau’s behalf, pending at the UN.

The same day Mrs. Kavaliova also applied to the General Procuracy in connection with the disappearance in the pre-trial prison of the KGB of the two letters of attorney, prepared by her son and his lawyer, according to which she received the powers to apply to international bodies. The first letter was prepared in December 2011 and the second – in January 2012.

Liubou Kavaliova also stated that her son and his lawyer finished studying the materials of the case and intended to prepare remarks to them.

The woman received the last letter from her son on 30 January. “It is an optimistic letter,’ she said. Before this, she hadn’t received any letters for more than three weeks. However, the convict explained it with the study of the case materials.

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