Young Front activist faces expulsion for picket of solidarity with Siarhei Kavalenka

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Yulia Vinakhodava, activist of the Young Front opposition movement, is facing expulsion from Vitsebsk State College of Technology for taking part in a picket of solidarity with imprisoned activist Siarhei Kavalenka outside the city’s pre-trial prison, reports.

According to the activist’s mother, she was invited for a conversation with the college administration and asked to prevent her daughter from political activities.

Yulia Vinakhodava has been previously harassed by the KGB, who threatened with expulsion from college.