Minsk City upheld the sentence of an activist of the movement "For Freedom" Nikita Lihavidu. Mother of Paul Sevyarinets not allowed to visit him on the eve of trial. In the detention center in Akrestsin starving former leader of the "Youth of BPF" Ales Kalita.
April 29 at the Minsk City Court examined the complaint against the verdict Nikita Lihavida Partyzanski Court's ruling that the activist was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison. The result — the verdict left unchanged. "The lawyer petitioned to Nikita brought to court. Judges conferred minute and denied" — said the mother of activist Elena Lihavid.
"Then he began to play a lawyer. More than an hour she spoke very convincingly argued that the sentence should be canceled. I looked at one of the judges, and for a moment it seemed to me that this is it! On his face as if it was written that he understand and agree with everything. But they went back to the room for parades, and when 20 minutes came out, I realized that hope was illusory. "
Nikita Lihavida, maternal prisoner sent under escort to the colony in Novapolatsk May 7. By the time Elena Lihavid hopes to get a date with her son on "Volodarka."
Attempt ended in failure to meet his son for Tatiana Seviarynets. Mother BCD co-founder Paul Sevyarinets supposed to see his son before the court, but the judge Jeanne Bryhinay in this regard were his thoughts.
"This morning received two letters from the Condo Court of Minsk. From the judge Bryhinay for her signature. That, say, a date with Paul could be just after the announcement of the verdict. This is my response to the first statement. And on the other, where I requested admission to Paul priest Bryhina replied that it was not within the competence of the court. And did not get to it today lawyer. Though the morning went to his lawyer, but was a great place and was not allowed. "
Paul Sevyarinets will be judged on May 11, along with journalist Irina Khalip and the head of staff Sergei Statkievich Martseleva. By the way, today, April 29, concluded the KGB detention center Sergei Martselev said birthday — he was 34.
BPF activist, former chairman of the "Youth of BPF" Ales Kalita, that on April 24 in Gomel was punished by arrest for 10 days, is now in prison in Akrestsin reported human rights activists "Viasna". As a result of this sudden movement of human rights activists are unknown. Recall, on April 24 in the court district of Gomel Railway Ales Kalita was charged with disorderly conduct and sentenced to 10 days in jail.
Observers do not rule out that the arrest of activists connected with the case of the attack on the subway. According to reports, the army Ales Kalita served with one of the accused in the attack. According to human rights, Ales Kalita in prison on a hunger strike.