List of the political prisoners in 2012 year

1. Basharymau Siarhiej

Siarhiej Basharymau is a real estate broker from Minsk.  He graduated from the Belarusian Institute of Jurisprudence. He is passionate about the sport. He was never involved in politics. He was believed to have leased out an apartment to representatives of Studio Total who organized a July 4 prank in which hundreds of teddy bears […]

2. 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. 

3. Hajdukou Andrej

Andrej Hajdukou was born  in 1990 in Novopolatsk, Vitebsk district. Chronicle of repression Andrej Hajdukou was arrested in Vitebsk on 8 November 2012. He allegedly had “gathered and passed political and economic information on the instructions of a foreign intelligence agency.” Andriej was held for a period of nine months in Minsk KGB detention center and later […]

4. Parfiankou Vasil

He was born on 30 August 1983 in Minsk, finished 9 classes of the Minsk school No. 163. He worked as a locksmith. He was an activist of the unregistered Belarusian Freedom Party. Actively participated in the defense of Kuropaty in 2002. He took part in protest actions of the Young Front and Zubr youth movement. […]

5. Poczobut Andrzej

Born on 16 April 1973 in Vyalikaya Byerastavitsa. He is a Belarusian and Polish journalist, blogger and activist of the Polish minority in Belarus. He lives in Grodno, Belarus. He worked as a journalist for several Belarusian media – Pahonia, Dien, Miestnoje Wriemia, Narodnaja Volia, Głos znad Niemna and Magazyn Polski.

6. Surapin Anton

Anton was born on 28 February 1990 in Sluck. He is an editor of the and a student of the Institute of Journalism of the Belarusian State University. A member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists. Chronicle of repression Surapin was prosecuted for criminal complicity for uploading photographs of the 4 July 2012 airdrop of […]