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EU Condemns Jailing Of Belarusian Youth Activist


http://gdb.rferl.org/27C7577E-4DF6-49A6-A915-895CB74096D6_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/27C7577E-4DF6-49A6-A915-895CB74096D6_mw800_mh600.jpg Zmitser Dashkevich (file photo) (RFE/RL) PRAGUE, November 9, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- The European Union has condemned the sentencing of a Belarusian youth opposition activist to 18 months in prison.


In a statement issued on November 8, the EU said the accusations against Zmitser Dashkevich were politically motivated and showed Belarusian authorities' unwillingness to respect international human rights standards.

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