Zmitser Bandarenka told his wife about this fact during a telephone conversation on February 4. He signed the document on February 1.
Opposition leader was sentenced to two years penal colony after the presidential elections in Belarus on December 19th. He was a coordinator of the campaign European Belarus and coworker of presidential candidate Andrei Sannikau.
Mogilev colony tightened prison conditions for Bandarenka on January 30th. Bandarenka was not allowed to use the crutch or to wear orthopedic shoes, he was not allowed to rest during the day and colony found him fit for work.
Bandarenka underwent spinal surgery in July. He still has difficulty walking. Polish neurosurgeons strongly emphasized that Bandarenka is not fit for physical work.
A week ago Irina Khalip told about signing a petition for pardon by the presidential candidate Andrei Sannikau. Khalip told that Sannikau had signed such a request in November and it was forced upon him by means of tortures and threats. So far, Sannikau has not been released from prison. Sannikau told that the torture are applied to him from September.
agkm, charter97.org, svaboda.org
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