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Alyaksandr Kazulin , political prisoner

A former candidate for presidency in the Republic of Belarus Alyaksandr Kazulin was hurled into prison for staging protest rallies against rigging of presidential elections on Freedom day March 25, 2006. July 12 Minsk city court sentenced Alyaksandr Kazulin to 5.5 years of imprisonment. In prison Alyaksandr Kazulin announced a hunger strike, demanding to consider the Belarusian problem in the UN Security Council. The political prisoner was on hunger strike for 53 days and reduced by more than 40 kilograms. His health has been irreparably damaged. The courageous politician achieved his aim. A US representative brought up the problem of Belarus in the UN Security Council.



Topic: Alyaksandr Kazulin , political prisoner

2.04.2010
7.10.2008
  • Is Kazulin’s conviction overturned?
    15:14 Is Kazulin’s conviction overturned?

    The deputy chairman of the citizenship and migration department Alyaksei Byahun has stated that the conviction of the former political Alyaksandr Kazulin has been removed from official records. 

27.08.2008
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6.08.2008
  • US set to keep sanctions against Belarusian regime (Video)
    17:53 US set to keep sanctions against Belarusian regime (Video)
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    The US is not going to cancel the economic sanctions against the Belarusian enterprises if political prisoners Alyaksandr Kazulin, Syarhei Parsyukevich and Andrei Kim are not released. It has been stated today at a press-conference in Minsk by US Charge d'Affaires Jonathan Moore. 

4.08.2008
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31.07.2008
  • Volha Kazulina about meeting with US President
    18:14 Volha Kazulina about meeting with US President

    Coordinators of the public commission “Freedom to Kazulin and all political prisoners of Belarus!” Volha Kazulina and Raisa Mikhailouskaya were in the United States on an invitation of the US Department of State from 20 to 27 July. 

25.07.2008
  • US President insists on release of Kazulin
    8:13 US President insists on release of Kazulin
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    US President called on the US diplomats in undemocratic countries to maintain regular contact with opponents of the regime. George Bush said it in his speech in Washington on 24 July. The American president mentioned political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin, who has been in Belarusian prison for 2.5 years. 

2.07.2008
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29.04.2008
  • Yulya Kazulina: “We are shocked”
    16:54 Yulya Kazulina: “We are shocked”
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    “We have already phoned to all our relatives. All of us are shocked. The most awful thing I have heard is that my father was called a person who had nothing sacred for him. It’s hard to hear it from a man who really has nothing sacred for him,” Yulya, political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin’s daughter, said to Radio Svaboda commenting on Lukashenka’s address to the” parliament.” 

  • Lukashenka is not going to release Kazulin and other political prisoners
    13:46 Lukashenka is not going to release Kazulin and other political prisoners
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    Alyaksandr Lukashenka gave the “national assembly” his traditional “annual address.” The Belarusian head of state didn’t say anything new. Most of the statements have been already heard before. He said threefold (!) population growth in Belarus was a vital question, and stated he wasn’t going to release political prisoners, though the European Union and the United States insist on it. 

  • Struggle for political prisoners release goes on (Photo, video)
    10:07 Struggle for political prisoners release goes on (Photo, video)
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    Banners demanding to release political prisoners appear in Minsk almost every day. 

22.04.2008
  • Alyaksandr Kazulin given meeting 3 May
    16:32 Alyaksandr Kazulin given meeting 3 May

    Political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin wrote in the letter the administration of the colony allowed him to have a meeting with his daughters on 3 May. The site ucpb.org learnt it from his elder daughter Volha Kazulina. 

17.04.2008
14.04.2008
  • Kazulin kept in isolation
    13:14 Kazulin kept in isolation

    The long-term meeting of the political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin with his daughters previously planned for April 26 is at risk. The politician is imprisoned since the beginning of the year 2006. The whole world demands his release. 

7.04.2008
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  • Pressure on Kazulin rose after U.S. sanctions imposing
    9:52 Pressure on Kazulin rose after U.S. sanctions imposing
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    A letter from the Penal Correction Department received by Alyaksandr Kazulin’s daughter Yulya on 1 April wasn’t an April Fool's Day joke. The administration of the penal colony, where the political prisoner is serving his term, refused officially to change the remaining part of the term to milder penalty. 

31.03.2008
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22.03.2008
  • Russia failed Kazulin
    14:48 Russia failed Kazulin
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    Russia denounced the U.S. restricting economic sanctions against Belneftekhim were politically motivated. Viktor Zubkov, head of the Russian Government, said it in Minsk on 21 March summarising the results on the session of the Council of Ministers of the so called union state. 

19.03.2008
  • US Ambassador: “Goal of US and EU is to release Alyaksandr Kazulin”
    8:29 US Ambassador: “Goal of US and EU is to release Alyaksandr Kazulin”
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    The United States of America and the European Union have a common goal – respecting of human rights in Belarus and fulfilling of democratic standards. Head of US diplomatic mission in Minsk Karen Stewart said it 18 March in the interview to Radio Svaboda, commenting on results of the meetings with the EU leadership in Brussels. “We share a more concrete aim- release of Alyaksandr Kazulin,” the diplomat noted. 

17.03.2008
  • Belarusians call on authorities to release political prisoners (Photo)
    17:39 Belarusians call on authorities to release political prisoners (Photo)
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    Actions requiring to release political prisoners were held in Minsk and other Belarusians cities on Solidarity Day 16 March. People took to streets with portraits of prisoners of conscience, spread leaflets, hung out banners, demanding the authorities to release immediately and unconditionally Alyaksandr Kazulin, Andrei Kim and Syarhei Parsyukevich, arrested on politically motivated grounds. 

  • People in Warsaw require to release Kazulin (Photo)
    9:22 People in Warsaw require to release Kazulin (Photo)
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    A picket near Belarus’ Embassy in Warsaw on occasion of Solidarity Day took place on 16 March. Participants of the picket carried national Belarusian flags and portraits of political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin. 

14.03.2008
  • Strasbourg demands to release Alyaksandr Kazulin
    16:30 Strasbourg demands to release Alyaksandr Kazulin
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    The Belarusian Week, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Belarusian National Republic ended in Strasbourg. Meetings of the Belarusian democratic leaders with members of the European Parliament were organised in its frames. At all meetings the European politicians spoke for immediate and unconditional release of former candidate for presidency in Belarus Alyaksandr Kazulin and other Belarusian political prisoners. 

13.03.2008
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10.03.2008
  • Struggle for Kazulin’s release continues (photo)
    9:26 Struggle for Kazulin’s release continues (photo)
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    Activists of the civil campaign “European Belarus” continue their struggle for release of political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin. Leaflets with his portrait appeared yesterday in the Minsk center. They could be seen on poster pillars. 

7.03.2008