Enira Branickaja

Enira Bronickaja was born on 31 August 1981 in Minsk. She graduated with honors from the law department  at the Belarusian State University (the BSU), and was admitted into the doctoral program. In the years 2004-2005 she was teaching on the BSU “Ideology of the Belarusian state.” She was actively involved in the activities of several social organizations, she worked as a volunteer for children’s camp in Ireland (2002), in a nursing home in France (2003). In 2004 she organized a project of assistance to a non-governmental charitable organization Belarusian Children’s Hospice in Minsk (2004).

Chronicle of repression

The amendments to the Criminal Court of Republic of Belarus were signed by president Aleksandr Lukashenko on 13 December 2005 and entered into force on 20 December 2005. It introduced criminal penalties for activities carried out on behalf of unregistered organization. These amendments allowed to sentence a number of Belarusian activists. On 4 August 2006 members of the Partnership organization, among them Enira Branickaja, Cimafej Dranchuk, Aliaksandr Shalajka, Mikola Astrejka, Zmicer Dashkevich were sentenced by the Central District Court of Minsk under the article 193, part 1. Branickaja was sentenced to six months of imprisonment. Enira Bronickaja was first held in the KGB detention center, then in the custody of the Volodarka prison.
On  21 August 2006 Bronickaja was released.


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