07/10/04: Disappearing Belarus: Report by Trevor Mostyn and Carole Seymour-Jones

Disappearing Belarus: Report by Trevor Mostyn and Carole Seymour-Jones

English PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee commissioned Trevor Mostyn and Carole Seymour-Jones to visit Professor Yuri Bandazhevsky, a pathologist who had been given an 8- year sentence on highly questionable charges of accepting bribes from his students. Bandazhevsky had blown the whistle on a government cover- up of the impact of cesium 137 radiation from the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor.

To read the full report, please click here: Disappearing Belarus

For more information on the Writers in Prison Committee, please click here: Writers in Prison

Originally posted with the url: www.englishpen.org/international/newsfromotherpencentres/disappearingbelarus/

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