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Opposition Activists Imprisoned In Belarus

Police break up a demonstration in support of Alyaksandr Kazulin on December 10 ( 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.


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