Zmicer Abaudouski son of Sergei Abaudouski, a renowned human rights activist from Mogilev. Repression against Abaudouski began shortly before 20 July 1999 which was according to the Constitution of 1996 the date on which President Lukashenko should end his presidency term. On that day the opposition scheduled protests.
List of the political prisoners in 1999 year
Jauhien was born in 1979. He is an activist of the civil campaign European Belarus. He lives in Minsk. Chronicle of repression He was detained on 27 July 1999, after an opposition rally and accused of “malicious hooliganism” (Article 201 part 2 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus). He allegedly struck the […]
Yury Bandazhevsky is a former director of the Medical Institute in Gomel (Belarus), he is a scientist working on sanitary consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. In 1989 he created the first scientific institute in Belarus, dedicated to work on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. He was born on 9 January 1957 in Radun in the Voranava […]
Resident of Polotsk, in the district of Vitebsk. One of the three accused in a criminal trial, in 1999 in Polotsk, for removing state flags.
A son of former Prime Minister Mikalay Chigir. The case of Aliaksandr Chigir from the very beginning was considered political. According to experts, its aim was to attack Mikalay Chigir, who in 1996 resigned from his post as prime minister because he did not agree with Lukashenko’s way of running the country.
Born on 24 May 1948 in Usovo. Was the second Prime Minister of Belarus. In 1970 he graduated from the Belarusian State Institute of National Economy. Appointed Prime Minister by President Lukashenko on 21 July 1994. Prior to this, he served as head of Belagroprombank, a bank specializing in agricultural pursuits. He resigned from his […]
7. Dohil Hleb
Hleb Dohil – one of the four young men accused of participation in the March of Freedom, a large opposition march, which took place on 17 October 1999 in Minsk. During the march demonstrators several times clashed with militia and internal troops. Four activists were accused of throwing stones in direction of officers. At the […]
8. Kajdov Aleh
Aleh Kajdov – a resident of a military settlement Borovucha in Polotsk (Vitebsk District). He has never participated in any political movement and neither was member of a political party. He studied at the State University of Polotsk.
A professional soldier, sergeant. A resident of a military settlment in Polotsk, Vitebsk district. Discharged from the service after a series of detentions by the police in 1998-1999 for removing state flag from official buildings of the city of Polotsk.
10. Lazarau Anton
In 1999, Anton Lazarau was 18 years old and worked in Minsk as an assistant trader. Chronicle of repression Anton Lazarau was one of the four young men accused of active participation in the Freedom March, a large opposition march, which took place on 17 October 1999 in Minsk. During the march demonstrators several times […]
11. Pushkin Ales
Belarusian opposition activist and artis.
12. Shchukin Valiery
Valery Shchukin is a freelance journalist, human rights activist and a member of the 13th Supreme Soviet. He was born on 22 March 1942 in Vladivostok (Russia). Graduated from the Leningrad Higher Naval Engineer College. Capitan of the second rank of reserve. In 1960-1987 served in The Naval Fleet of the USSR. He is actively engaged […]
13. Skoczka Jauhien
Jauhien Skoczka was born on 7 October 1976 in Homel. He studied directing at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts in Minsk. During his studies, he joined the youth wing of the Belarusian Popular Front, which in 1997 was transformed into the organization Young Front. Later he became the deputy chairman of the Young Front.
Herman Sushkevich was one of the four young men accused of participation in the March of Freedom, a large opposition march, which took place on 17 October 1999 in Minsk. During the march demonstrators several times clashed with militia and internal troops. Four activists were accused of throwing stones in direction of officers. Sushkevich was […]
15. Volobuyev Andrej
Andrej Volobuyev participated in the opposition-organized Freedom March held in Minsk on 17 October 1999. At the time of arrest he was 17 years old, as the eldest son in a large family he was working to support his parents financially. A member of the Young Front. Chronicle of repression Andrej Volobuyev was arrested together […]