April 29 at the Minsk City Court will consider the complaint against the verdict activist movement "For Freedom" Nikita Lihavidu, who was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for taking part in the events of December 19.
Curiosity is the result of the court increases because of the statement that 21-year-old activist announced after the verdict: it will begin a hunger strike if the sentence will not be canceled.
Customary for such vessels question brought sentenced to have his appeal? According to the mother of Nikita Lihavida Helena, this decision will be revealing.
"Nikita wrote a statement that he was taken to court on the complaint, but says lawyer, first is resolved by the court, and secondly, hardly bring. While this is, according to a lawyer would be a violation of his rights, as every person has the right to attend the examination of his case. But it is 99% sure that it does not bring. Yesterday she's with him again met, said that he, too, is not particularly hopes. He has no illusions. We agreed that after the trial, she would go to him in jail to inform about the result. "
Exactly one month ago, on March 29, Judge Natalia Pykina Partyzanski Court recognized Nikita Lihavida guilty of involvement in the riots and sentenced to 3.5 years in a maximum security prison. Nikita
Lihavid immediately after the court announced that starting a hunger strike, but then stayed the execution of its decision pending appeal. Will the young man on a hunger strike if the Minsk City cancels the verdict? Second tape
"From him the day before yesterday I received a letter in which he wrote regarding the hunger strike — and I about it constantly with him leading the negotiations and discourage. But from the letter, I realized that to give up his son is not going to solve."
By the way, in a conversation with a lawyer Nikita Lihavid asked me to thank all those who supported him in these days and especially bloggers Budimir and Sergey Malaletkinu in Orsha, who fasted in solidarity with him.
The cassation complaint Nikita Lihavida will be reviewed after 11 hours and. If the complaint does not satisfy you, to serve his term in prison would be an activist in Novopolotsk.
Until now, attempts to challenge sentences for taking part in the events of December 19 did Basil Parfiankou, Ales Atroschankau, Alexander Molchanov, Dmitry Novik — but all in vain.