It became known that Alexander Frantskevich was detained in Minsk together with Akihiro Hanoda. According to his comrades, he was charged under Article 293. part 1 of the Criminal Code “Mass riots”.
We were supporting him during his arrest from 2010 to 2014, however right now situation have changed.
ABC-Belarus will not support Alexander Frantskevich for his repeated attempts to influence other members of the anarchist movement in Belarus and Ukraine through direct violence. He has also been repeatedly found guilty of attempts to deceive his own comrades, including themes on collective financial issues. We understand perfectly well that the charges against him are very serious. There are enough human rights organizations in Belarus that can help Alexander at the moment.
Our position on violence against our own comrades: