DJ, art manager
Date of detention: 2 September 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Aliaksandr Bahdanau is a DJ and art manager based in Minsk, also known as Papa Bo.
Bahdanau was detained on September 2, 2021 after a police raid on the Korpus art space. After 10 days of administrative imprisonment, he was not released but was arrested as part of a criminal case under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order). The charge stems from his involvement in the August 2020 protests.