List of the political prisoners in 2007 year

1. Azarka Nasta

A Belarusian poet and social activist. One of the people detained in “the case of the Young Front”. In 2004, recognized by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience. She was born on 4 December 1981 in the village Kvache. She graduated from high school No. 4 in Nesvizh and the Nesvizh Pedagogical State College, […]

2. Dashkievich Nasta

Nasta Dashkievich née Palazhanka was born on 2 August 1990 in Minsk. Deputy chair of the Young Front, a nation-oriented democratic youth organization. Attended Schools no. 73 and 37 in Minsk. In 2008 she entered the Philosophy and Political Studies Faculty of the European Humanities University. Nasta has been repeatedly subjected to harassment by the authorities, nevertheless […]

3. Dashkievich Zmicer

Zmitser was born on 20 July 1981 in the village of Kushnery, Ivatsevichy district, Brest region. As a child, Zmitser lived in Magadan in Russia, later his family moved to the town of Staryja Darohi, Belarus. 

4. 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 […]

5. Gorieckij Borys

Borys Gorieckij is a Belarusian independent journalist and social activist. Born on 13 September 1987 in Minsk. He graduated from high school No. 121. He studied at the University of Technology at the Faculty of microelectronics. He was expelled from the University for participation in the opposition protests before the 2006 presidential elections. Later he […]

6. Hryshchenia Jaroslau

Jaroslau Hryshchenia is a young activist of the unregistered organization Young Front. For participation in the actions of the opposition was repeatedly detained and sentenced to administrative detention. Chronicle of repression He was accused under the article 193 of the Criminal Code (acting on behalf of an unregistered organization). The prosecutor of Baranavichy, senior justice advisor Aliaksandr […]

7. Huminski Siarhiej

Siarhiej Huminski is the Young Front activist from Orsha. Chronicle of repression In January 2007 in Orsha the militia detained a youth activist Siarhiej Huminski on suspicion of having made a political graffiti. During an interrogation at the Orsha city militia department the militiamen beat him because he was speaking Belarusian. On 22 January Siarhiej Huminski was […]

8. Hvedaruk Zmicer

Zmicer Hvedaruk together with Nasta Dashkievich (Palazhanka), Aliaksiej Yanusheuski, Aleh Korban and Borys Gorieckij were arrested in so called the Young Front case. He was born on 5 March 1988. He graduated from high school No. 11 in Minsk. He played professional football. He is interested in Belarusian history and culture. He actively participated in […]

9. 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 […]

10. Lukashou Kastus

Brother of a well known Belarusian politician Vyacheslav Sivchik.

11. 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 […]

12. Shyla Ivan

Born on 25 November 1990 in Salihorsk.  

13. Szydlovski Aliaksandr

Born on 27 December 1978 in Stowbtsy. One of the first political prisoners of the post- independence Belarus and co-founder of the Young Front and Zubr movements. Studied journalism at the Belarusian State University.

14. Yanusheuski Alaksiej

Alaksiej Yanusheuski together with Nasta Palazhanka (Dashkievich), Zmicer Hvedaruk, Aleh Korban and Borys Gorieckij were arrested in so called the Young Front case. He was born on 29 May 1987. He graduated from high school No. 200 in Minsk. He studied at the Belarusian State Pedagogical University at the Faculty of Philology and Culture. He was […]