Mikita Yemelyanau

Anarchist from Minsk. He was detained on October 19th together with Ivan Komar on suspicion of the attempt to set fire to Minsk pretrial detention centre (article 295-3 “Illegal actions with combustible substances” and article 344 “Intentional destruction or damage of historical and cultural values”) in solidarity with Dzmitry Palijenka, who was kept there under […]

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Dzmitry Palijenka

Dzmitry Palijenka is a Belarusian anarchist detained on March 20, 2019. He was charged under four articles: aggravated hooliganism (part 3 of article 339) – for a domestic conflict, when he peppersprayed a drunkard who was annoying Dzmitry; inciting other social discord (article 130) – for several pictures on social networks; as well as desecration […]

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Svyatoslav Baranovich*

Svyatoslav Baranovich is an active resident of Minsk who was detained on October 2, 2017 on suspicion of using violence against a policeman. On March 15, 2017 a group of anarchists joined the march against the tax on unemployment. At the end of the demonstration, plain-cloth police tried to detain a few activists when the […]

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Maxim Yahnieshka

Maxim Yahnieshka is an antifascist from Grodno. On September 7, 2016 he was sentenced to 3 years of custodial restraint for a fight with right-wing hooligans (art. 186 Threat of homicide, malicious bodily harm or property destruction) and for robbing another hooligan of his hat (art. 206.2 Robbery with threat of violence + art. 339.1 […]

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