List of the political prisoners in 2005 year

1. Abozau Andrej

Andrej Abozau is currently a webmaster of the page of the Third Way civil initiative. Chronicle of repression In August 2005 Andrej Abozau was charged under the article 367, part 1 of the Criminal Code (criticizing the honor and dignity of the President of Belarus). Reason for initiating the procedure were satirical cartoons that appeared […]

2. Bukas Anatol

Enterpreneu and the chief editor of Borisovskiye Novosti newspaper. He was born in 1956.  He was an activist of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Narodnaya Hramada). Chronicle of repression On 27 January 2005 Anatol Bukas was charged under two articles of the Criminal Code. The reason for the case was the article of Anatol  Bukas […]

3. Finkievich Artur

Artur Finkievich was born on 8 February 1985 in Minsk. He graduated from the Minsk highschool No. 38, and began his studies at the Institute of Parliamentarism and Entrepreneurship. He studied there for 2 years, because he failed to pass his exams as he was arrested. Since 2001, he was a member of the Young […]

4. Klimau Andrej

Andrej Klimau is a well known businessman, a Member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus of the 13th convocation. One of the initiators of impeachment against President Lukashenko in November 1996. A Member of the United Civic Party. Andrej Klimau was arrested three times for political reasons. He was born on 17 […]

5. Minich Aleh

A Belarusian IT programmer from Grodno, one of the founders of Multclub, a series of satirical cartoons on current Belarusian issues. Chronicle of repression KGB officers visited the apartment of Minich on 16 August 2005. They rang the doorbell and introduced themselves as a television repairmen. Five KGB agents conducted search in the apartment. Aleh […]

6. Morozov Pavel

Pavel Morozov was one of the suspects in a criminal case concerning the distribution on the Internet of satirical cartoons. The case was initiated in August 2005 by the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Minsk. Pavel Morozov at the time was coordinator of the  Third Way civil initiative. Chronicle of repression In August 2005 Pavel Morozov […]

7. Sadouskaya Kaciaryna

Kaciaryna Sadouskaya was born on 28 January 1946 in Homel. After finishing school she found job in Svetlogorsk. After a year she moved to Minsk. She worked as a tram driver, at a communal farm and in a factory. Since 1988, engaged in human rights movement. In the mid-90’s, she started to cooperate with the […]

8. Sasim Mikita

Mikita Sasim was born in Baranovichi in the Brest region. He studied at the College of Light Industry. He was a member of the Zubr movement. Mikita Sasim participated in a number of opposition protests. He was excluded from the college in June 2004 due to his political activities. He was detained several times. At […]

9. Shumchanka Anatol

Anatol Shumchanka is a chairman of the Association of Entrepreneurs Perspektyva. Chronicle of repression Anatol Shumchanka was arrested on 1 March 2005 for taking part in protest actions of entrepreneurs. He was sentenced to 10 days of administrative detention. On 11 March Anatol was transferred to a detention center in Minsk, since he was accused […]

10. Skrabec Siarhiej

Siarhiej Skrabec was born on 25 October 1963 in Lida, Grodno region. He graduated from the University of Technology, and worked as a technologist in the 90’s. From 1997 to 2001 he was a CEO of the department store BiełBabajewskoje.

11. Statkevich Mikola

Born on 12 August 1956 in the village Ladno, Slutsk region, in the district of Minsk in Belarus. In 1978 he graduated from the College of Engineering, with the title of Radio-electronics engineer. From 1978-1982 he served in the Red Army in Murmansk in the north perimeter of the USSR. There he became a member […]

12. Volchek Aleh

Aleh Volchek is a human rights activist and president of  the organization Legal Aid for Society. From 1998  till today, he is a member of the Central Committee of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada).