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Belarus - Blogger's son sentenced to three years of confinement

Reporters without borders
Sentence seen as latest act of harassment of his father, an outspoken critic of the local police Reporters Without Borders condemns the three-year confinement sentence that the authorities in Babruysk (160 km east of Minsk) imposed on Alyaksei Zhalnou on 21 July in their continuing judicial harassment of his father, Aleh Zhalnou, a blogger who is very critical of the local police. If the sentence is confirmed on appeal, Alyaksei Zhalnou will have to spend three years in a detention centre (...)

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