Kazulin: Authorities plan show trial of Autukhovich
political prisoner Alyaksandr Kazulin expressed concern about methods used by
the authorities to intimidate opponents. He told ERB that the authorities plan
a show trial of imprisoned businessman Mikalay Autukhovich, whose persecution
is widely regarded as politically motivated.
is among 27 prominent opposition figures who have appealed foreign leaders to
put pressure on authorities in
"I do not quite understand why not enough attention is given to the Autukhovich case, especially now that he has been charged with terrorism. This is the first case in our country. Clearly, the authorities are preparing to stage a show trial as a result of which he can be unfoundedly sentenced to more than ten years in prison," Kazulin said.