Updated at 13:33,19-09-2022

Political prisoner Frantskievich was forbidden to read Dovlatov and Kafka


The administration of the colony did not let a parcel with books for Frantskievich through.

The political prisoner’s mother reported about that to Radio Svaboda.

"I do not know why they did not allow it. I received this parcel back, although the lawyer had been recently told at the colony that fiction books may be sent. They warned not to send only philosophic and political books, but now they have forbidden fiction as well. May be, they did not allow Dovlatov, because he wrote about Soviet concentration camps, where he served as a guard? But I cannot imagine, why they did not allow Kafka", - Tatsiana Frantskievich commented on the situation.

We would remind that in May 2011 Aliaksandr Frantskievich was sentenced to three years in prison on "the anarchist case". He was accused of attacking a number of state institutions and hacking the web-site of Navapolatsk’s city executive committee. He did not acknowledge the guilt on the trial. Human rights activists consider Frantskievich a political prisoner and demand his immediate release.