1. Arastovich Aliaksandr

Born on 9 December 1952 in the town of Slutsk. Graduate of Belarusian Polytechnic Institute and postgraduate course in then Czechoslovakia. Worked as a university professor for 27 years. At present, he is an employee of a private company. In 1992-2005 – member of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party. In 2001 elected deputy chair of […]

2. 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 […]

3. Dzianisau Denis

Denis Dzianisau – the United Civil Party activist, participant of the tent camp organized on the Minsk October Square in March 2006 in protest against rigged presidential elections. The action lasted three days, until the arrest of all its participants. 

4. Elavaya Tatsiana

Tatsiana Elavaya – a well known Belarusian blogger. One of the organizers and participants of  the organized by the opposition tent city, a demonstration against electoral fraud in 2006. The demonstration took place on the October Square and lasted for more than three days, until all its participants were arrested. After 3 months of this […]

5. Grachukha Nadzieya

Nadzieya Grachukha is an opposition activist from Borisov. Chronicle of repression For the first time Nadzieya Grachukha was sentenced in a politically motivated case as a 17-year-old student. On 14 February 2000 in Minsk court building, she was considered guilty of committing an offense under the article 186, part 2 of the Criminal Code of […]

6. Hadyka Yury

A well known politician and scholar. One of the first political prisoners in independent Belarus. He was born on 23 June 1938 in Minsk. Yury Hadyka graduated with honours from the high school No. 4 in Minsk. In 1960 he graduated from the Faculty of Physics of the Belarusian State University. He worked at the […]

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. Kobiec Uladzimir

Born in 1971. In 1989  he graduated from the Geography Department at the  Belarusian State University. Former employer of the Minsk Regional Institute of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus. In 2000, he graduated from the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President […]

9. Korban Aleh

Born on 4 February 1985. A member of the National Committee of the United Civil Party and a chair of the Minsk city organization of the Yound Democrats, the UCP youth wing. During the presidential election 2010 he was a member of the electoral campaign of Jaroslau Ramanchuk. Chronicle of repression In 2007, as a member […]

10. Krasouski Pavel

Pavel Krasouski was born in 1983. He is a resident of Zhodino. Chronicle of repression In 2006, Pavel was charged under the article 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting public officials). He was persecuted for publishing satirical cartoons of the representatives of the city authorities of Zhodino. Caricatures were found during the search conducted in […]

11. Lavonau Yury

Yury Lavonau was born on 23 August 1961 in Kalinino in the Moscow Oblast. He graduated from the Moscow aviation institute, he served two years in the army. He served on the aerodromie in Russia, in 1991 he resigned. He has been a chairman of the organizing committee of the movement For a New Belarus […]

12. Liabedzka Anatol

Born on 27 June 1961 in the village of Tryles. Worked as a mechanizer on a collective farm in his district. Then he entered the Faculty of French and History of Minsk Pedagogic University, graduating in 1985. Between 1985 and 1987 Anatol served in the Soviet Army. Then he worked as deputy head of the […]

13. Paulau Anatol

Chair of the Minsk city organization of the United Civil Party (UCP), member of its Political and National councils. Born on 18 June 1949 in the town of Vyborg in the Leningrad region, in the family of a military officer. He spent a part of his childhood at the Novaya Zemlya. Has lived in Minsk […]

14. Plieshchanka Uladzimir

Uladzimir Plieshchanka – was a member of a Vitebsk branch of the Conservative Christian Party BPF. He was born on 26 June 1948 in the village of Worony in the Vitebsk region. Died on 10 May 2006 of heart disease.

15. 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.

16. Radzina Natalia

Journalist of the Charter-97 web-site. Born on 3 May 1979 in the town of Kobryn in the family of an officer. She has worked with various independent periodicals – Imya, Narodnaya Volia, Naviny, Nasha Svaboda. Repeatedly arrested and beaten during opposition rallies. On 16 March 2010 she was beaten during the search at the Charter-97 […]

17. 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 […]

18. Surapin Anton

Anton was born on 28 February 1990 in Sluck. He is an editor of the bnp.by 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 […]

19. Viachorka Vincuk

A well-known Belarusian social and political activist, lecturer, researcher and scholar. One of the founders of the Belarusian National Front Revival (BNF) in 1988, from 1999 to 2007 the chairman of the party.

20. 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).