Aliaksandar Frantskievich

Aliaksandr Frantskevich is a left-wing activist from Belarus. He was detained on August 12 in Minsk фтв charged under part 1 of article 293 of the Criminal Code – “organization of mass riots”. It was reported that during his detention Aliaksandr was tortured with a еaser to give false testimony. In February 2020 a new accusation was added of participation in an international criminal organisation.

An international criminal organisation case was filed against Minsk activists Aliaksandr Frantskevich, Andrei Chepuk, Akikhiro Gayevski-Khanada and Maria Rabkova in February 2021. Law enforcers claim that the organisation had chapters in various cities and countries and was sponsored by some informal foundations. In early March, seven people were detained in Brest, and another 15 suspects, according to law enforcers, left Belarus.

Address for sending letters:
SIZO-1, 2 Volodarskogo St., Minsk, 220030
Frantskevich Aliaksandar

Warning! ABC-Belarus provides critical support to Aliaksandar Frantskevich. You can read the statement on this subject here.


Background information:

On May 27, 2011 was found guilty of participation in the attack on the police station in Soligorsk; the attack on the Trade Union Federation building; hacking the web-page of Novopolotsk municipality and sentenced to 3 years in a colony with the reinforced regime for group hooliganism and computer sabotage.

Released on September 3, 2013 after having served the whole sentence.