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Opposition Activists Imprisoned In Belarus


http://gdb.rferl.org/1B0BE236-AEF3-4D0A-87B6-AE72102E7670_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/1B0BE236-AEF3-4D0A-87B6-AE72102E7670_mw800_mh600.jpg Police break up a demonstration in support of Alyaksandr Kazulin on December 10 (Bymedia.net) December 11, 2006 -- Three activists from a Belarusian youth organization were reportedly today given sentences of up to two weeks for demonstrating in support of Alyaksandr Kazulin, a jailed opposition leader who has been on hunger strike since October 20.


Kazulin was jailed for five and a half years for organizing banned demonstrations against the reelection this March of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka in a vote that they say was fraudulent.


(AFP)

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