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Belarus: Jailed presidential candidate denied access to lawyer

Headline Title:  Belarus: Jailed opposition head denied legal access 17 November 2011 The Belarusian authorities must immediately grant a jailed former presidential candidate access to his lawyer, Amnesty International said today after it emerged he had been subjected to the latest in a series of unannounced prison transfers. One of Andrei Sannikau’s lawyers yesterday discovered that her client had been moved from the prison colony in the eastern city of Babruisk, where he was being held. She was today informed that Sannikau had been transferred to a prison in Mahiliow, 200 km to the…

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