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Belarus: Further information on ill-treatment / possible prisoners of conscience

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 49/006/1997

Gregory Kishko, and new name: Andrey Sheptytskich: Amnesty International has learned that Gregory Kishko was released from detention pending trial and was reportedly beaten by police officers at a demonstration on 23 March 1997 prior to his arrest. Andrey Sheptytskich, of Ukrainian nationality, has been detained since 26 April after participating in a demonstration commemorating the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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