List of the political prisoners in 2008 year

1. Barazenka Aliaksandr

Born on 9 May 1988 in Pinsk. He studied at the University of Wroclaw in Poland, and at the University of St. Petersburg. One of the defendants in the Case of 14. He is an independent journalist. He lives and works in Minsk.

2. Bondar Ales

Ales Bondar – in 2008 one of the defendants in the Case of 14. Born on 14 May 1981 into a military family in Russia. After some time the family moved to Belarus, his father’s homeland. In 2003 he graduated from the Belarusian Institute of Jurisprudence, received a degree in law with a specialization in […]

3. Czarnuszou Ales

Activist of JEANS for Freedom movement and European Belarus. One of the defendants in the Case of 14.

4. Dashuk Maksim

Maksim Dashuk – an oppositional activist from the village of Krasnoye.

5. Dubski Arciom

Arciom Dubski – the Young Front activist from Osipovichi. In January 2008 he was arrested for 15 days for taking part in the protest of entrepreneurs, held in the center of Minsk on 10 January.

6. Kazulin Aliaksandr

Born on 25 November 1955 in Minsk. Aliaksandr Kazulin is and one of the candidates who ran for the office of President of Belarus on 19 March 2006. He was a rector of the Belarusian State University from 1996 to 2003 and a government minister serving under the Belarus President Aliaksandr Lukashenko but in November 2003 […]

7. Kim Andrej

Andrej Kim was born on 26 February 1986 in Minsk. He graduated from the banned Byelorussian Jakub Kolasa High-School, then studied history at the Belarusian State University. An activist of the oppositional youth movement. Chronicle of repression Thousands of people, including civil society activists and businessmen, took to the streets in Minsk on 10 January […]

8. Koipish Anton

Anton Koipish is known as one of the deteinees in the Case of 14. Then 20-year-old youth activist Anton Koipish was expelled from the fourth year of the mechanical-mathematic faculty of the Belarusian State University for alleged academic failure. The real reason was his participation in a protest rally of the entrepreneurs in winter 2008. […]

9. Korsak Ihar

Ihar Korsak was born in 1974. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. In the 90’s he was one of the activists of the White Legion – a patriotic organization of Belarusian soldiers, which was later resolved.

10. Kryvau Mikalay

An activist of the United Civil Party. He was one of the detainees in the Case of 14 and sentenced for his participation in the solidarity demonstration with the entrepreneurs on 10 January 2008. On 11 January, he was arrested for 15 days. In February 2008, he was summoned for questioning as a suspect.

11. Parsiukievich Siarhiej

Siarhiej Parsiukievich is a retired militia officer. He started his own business in Vitebsk in 2004. He was a leader of the Union of Pivate Businessmen in Vitebsk. During the 2006 presidential election he served as an observer, appointed by Aliaksandr Milinkevich. He was detained and arrested a number of times. Currently he is involved in […]

12. Pashkevich Mikalay

One of the defendants in the Case of 14. Mikalay Pashkevich was born in 1986 in the Komi Republic (Russia). His father worked as a doctor, and his mother was an economist. A few years after the birth of Mikalay, family returned to the native Belarus. Mikalay Pashkevich studied history at the Belarusian State University. He was […]

13. Salauyova Katsiaryna

Katsiaryna Salauyova is the member of  the Young Front. She was born in 1988 in Wiesprem (Hungary), on the shores of Lake Balaton, in a military family. In the early 90’s, her family moved to the city Lepiel in the Vitebsk region, Belarus. She began her studies at the Faculty of Political Science at the […]

14. Sdvizhkov Aliaksandr

Belarusian journalist. Born in 1959 in East Germany, in a military family. In 1981 he graduated from a linguistic department with a specialization in Spanish. Prior to his military service he was Spanish teacher in a school in Borisov. In the years 1985-1988 he served in the army.

15. Siarheyeu Uladzimir

Uladzimir Siarheyeu – an activist of the Young Front, one of the detained in the Case of 14 in 2008. He attended the secondary school No. 24 in Minsk and then studied law at the Belarusian State University. 

16. Strielcov Ales

Aleś Strielcow is one of the defendants in the Case of 14. Аles Strielcov is a Social Democrat, he was a deputy chairman of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party. He was detained a number of times for participating in opposition actions. On the night of 24 March 2006 he took part in the tent city protests […]

17. Subach Mikalay

Mikalay Subach –  an entrepreneur, one of the defendants in the Case of 14.

18. Tsishkevich Tatsiana

An activist of the JEANS for freedom movement and the European Belarus. One of the defendants in the Case of 14. 

19. Vinogradov Pavel

Born on 24 April 1988 in Minsk. Graduate of  a vocational school. epeatedly detained by the militia for his political activity. Former activist of the European Belarus campaign. In 2007 he was sentenced to 5 days of arrest. In 2008 Pavel was one of the defendants in the Case of 14 and was sentenced to […]