18 January 2018, Thursday, 13:04

Natallia Radzina: “We need to write about political prisoners every day”


A new episode of “Chronicles of Judgement Days” series appeared on the Internet.

The film is dedicated to editor of charter97.org website, a victim of political repressions journalist Natallia Radzina, who has to work in exile.

Natallia Radzina was arrested several times for performing her professional duties. On March 16, 2010, she was beaten by plainclothes policemen during a raid on the office of charter97.org. She was detained in the website office in the early hours of December 20, 2010. She was thrown into the KGB jail for two months. In late December, she was charged with violating parts 1 and 2 of article 293 of the Criminal Code (mass disorders) in the criminal case initiated by the preliminary investigation department of Minsk's main police department. Radzina could have faced up to 15 years in prison. On January 28, she was released from jail. On January 30, she was sent to her native town of Kobryn, where she was registered, and banned from leaving it. She escaped from the country on April 1, 2011. She resumed her work in emigration in Vilnius and later in Warsaw.