Hearings on Siarhei Kavalenka’s appeal against prison sentence to resume on 18 May

2012 2012-05-10T17:33:20+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

The consideration of the appeal was postponed by the Vitsebsk Regional Court on 10 April, in connection with the appointed of a comprehensive psychiatric expertise for Siarhei Kavalenka in the Navinki psychiatric hospital in Minsk.

Siarhei Kavalenka kept a hunger-strike (with a break) since December till the end of March, protesting against the court verdict, according to which he was sentenced to 25 months in prison for violating the regime of the personal restraint, which had been imposed on him after hanging a white-red-white flag on the Main New year Tree of Vitsebsk.