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BELARUS: Political Prisoners Facing Oppression

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In the penal colony convicts live in the barracks, able to spend free time outdoors. In closed jail they are cramped in the cells, and entitled only to a one-hour walk round a tiny yard. They have a right only to short visits and a food parcel not more th

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. (0)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 4:38 pm
Why Belarus is kept under Russia's thumb is clearly tragic. In the 20th Century, this was called White Russia - a region for religious hate, and political suppression. Nothing has changed.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 3:36 am

Tom Dundee (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:44 am
Belarus is waiting for it's big brother Russia to come to its senses and return to Communism.

Lauren F. (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 11:52 am

TERRY R. (356)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 4:06 pm

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 6:04 pm
Time to end this madness.

Tim C. (2428)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 10:30 am

Jose Ramon Fisher Rodriguez (13)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 1:32 pm
Belarus is the last dictatorship remaining in Europe. The problem is that nobody cares.

Natasha L. (19)
Friday January 27, 2012, 1:47 am

Robert O. (12)
Friday January 27, 2012, 10:16 am
Horrible! Thanks Cal.

Vera Taylor (15)
Sunday January 29, 2012, 3:40 pm
BOOo Hooo it's prison not a pleasure palace

Maggie Obrien (43)
Monday January 30, 2012, 6:34 am
Dont break the law.....

Yvonne F. (180)
Tuesday January 31, 2012, 2:06 am
Just being in Belarus is a punishment in itself! So sitting in a prison must be horrific. This is the last dictator state in Europe and I don't understand that EU, etc. aren't objecting! Thanks for posting!

Gloria Morotti (14)
Sunday February 5, 2012, 12:31 am
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