The Swiss citizen Natallia Hersche was sentenced to two and a half years in Belarus to tear off the balaclava from a policeman’s face. She has been in prison since September 19, 2020, serving her sentence in the Homiel colony #4. She was recognized as a political prisoner. She spent two months in solitary confinement for refusing to sew uniforms for law enforcement officers and is now alone in a cell-type room.
Recently Natallia’s brother Henadz Kasyan received the first letter from her in almost four months. She wrote that she had received only one letter in the last two weeks before writing her own.
She feels fine, no stress, except that she is worried about her hair, which has begun to fall out. She reads the Gulag Archipelago and tries to spend her time constructively. He complains about the conditions of his detention. The quality of food has improved: she now has potatoes, beets, and cabbage. Continue