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Death Penalty in Belarus: ‘I can’t believe he’s not here any more’

Headline Title:  ‘I can’t believe he’s not here any more’ 12 April 2013 Lubou Kavalyoua received a letter from the Belarus Supreme Court on 17 March 2012, informing her that her son, Uladzslau Kavalyou, had been executed. She had not been told beforehand. She talked to Amnesty International about her son, her ongoing search for his grave, and her fight against the death penalty in Belarus.Lubou Kavalyoua’s son, Uladzslau Kavalyou − known as Ulad − was arrested in connection with a bomb attack in Belarus in April 2011. After an unfair trial, he was sentenced to death in November 2011.…

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