List of the political prisoners in 2000 year

1. Bukachou Anatol

A member of the Belarusian Popular Front  (BPF party) from Vitebsk. Chronicle of repression He was sentenced on 28 February 2000 by a court in Vitebsk. He was accused of writing, on the eve of the Slavonic Bazaar festival  in July 1998, a letter on behalf of a non-existent organization Free Belarus (Swobodnaya Bielarus) in which he expressed his protest […]

2. Chigir Julia

Julia Chigir is a wife of a political prisoner, Mikalay Chigir, the former Prime Minister of Belarus and mother of Aliaksandr Chigir. Julia is a lawyer by profession, she defended her husband in a court.

3. Chigir Mikalay

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 […]

4. Grachukha Nadzieya

Nadzieya Grachukha is an opposition activist from Borisov. Chronicle of repression For the first time Nadzieya Grachukha was sentenced in a politically motivated case as a 17-year-old student. On 14 February 2000 in Minsk court building, she was considered guilty of committing an offense under the article 186, part 2 of the Criminal Code of […]

5. Zavatski Zmicer

He was born on 28 August 1972, he disappeared without a trace on 7 July 2000 year. Belarusian journalist and TV operator. He studied at the Institute of Culture. From 1989 he worked in the Belarusian television. In 1994-1997, he was a personal cameraman of the President of Belarus Aliaksandr Lukashenko. Until 1997, he worked […]