Aliaksandr Hashnikau

employee of BMZ

Date of birth: 23 January 1987

Date of detention: 18 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Aliaksandr Hashnikau is an employee of Belarusian Steel Works (BMZ).

He was detained on September 18, 2021. The man was held as part of a criminal investigation into "high treason" (Article 356 of the Criminal Code) involving several employees of Belarusian factories who supported local strikes and were part of the Rabochy Rukh labor rights group. This initiative was labeled as "extremist" on September 21.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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