Jailed Belarusian Opposition Leader Statkevich Gets Additional 10 Days In Prison

HRF condemns the 10 day extension of Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich's imprisonment. Learn more about Mikalay Statkevich in this article by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty.

(Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty) - Incarcerated Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich had his arrest prolonged to 10 more days, his wife says.

Maryna Adamovich told RFE/RL on November 3 that she received a court ruling, according to which her husband was found guilty of holding an unsanctioned public gathering last month when dozens of journalists and supporters met him at the prison gates on his release from custody.

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