Aleksandr Feduta, a EHU (European Humanities University) lecturer and journalist, was arrested with hundreds of other opposition activists, including 11 EHU students, in the aftermath of the contested Belarusian presidential election on 19 December 2010.
Belarusian Professor and Student sentenced to probation, Network for Education and Academic Rights
Feduta, a political activist, was a member of the Vladimir Nekliajev presidential election team. He was charged with Article 293 (mass riot), parts 1 and 2 of the Criminal Code of Republic of Belarus and faced a sentence of 5-15 years. On 20 May, Feduta was sentenced to two years probation by the Frunzenski District Court in Minsk. He has been recognized as prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International.