Belarus: Further information on prisoners of conscience / fear of ill-treatment / health concern

Pavel Sheremet, journalist (released); Dmitry Zavadsky, journalist; Yaroslav Ovchinnikov, driver, (released); Anatoly Adamchuk, aged 22, journalist; Aleksandr Oganov, journalist; Valery Astashkin, journalist; Uladzimir Kostsin, journalist: According to news reports, televison journalist Pavel Sheremet was released on 8 October 1997, on the condition that he does not leave Belarus. The charges against the other journalists arrested are still standing.

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