Siarhei Kavalenka required to quit hunger strike

On March 29, 2012 Siarhei Kavalenka’s lawyer visited his defendant in Vitsba-3 penal colony.

«Penal colony officials are expecting a juducial consent to Siarhei’s forcefeeding, but there is no exact information on either the outcome of the meeting or the court decision.» the wife of the political prisoner said.

Alena Kavalenka is sure that the authorities are committed to drive her husband to grave.

«Consideration of case upon my cassational appeal filed to the Vitsebsk region court has been advanced from March, 30 to April, 10. No medical assistance has been rendered to my husband; he is denied hospitalizing. Siarhei’s health is breaking fast, he has a raging stomachache and a complaint of the liver. Now his weight is about 45 kg,» Alena Kavalenka stressed.

According to the mother of the opposition activist, Sierhei Kavalenka is required to write an application on the termination of hunger-striking. Onli in this case will he be submitted to proper treatment.


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