Human rights defender; prolonged administrative detention
Date of birth: 6 January 1989
Date of detention: 28 October 2022
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Anastasiya Loika, a human rights defender, was detained on October 28, 2022. Before that, she served two other administrative imprisonments for 30 days. After Loika's detention, a "repentance video" was posted, in which she "admits" that she "received funding from foreign organizations".
On the next day after her detention, she was sentenced to 15 days of administrative imprisonment under Art.19.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses ('Petty hooliganism'). After the imprisonment term, Loika was not released - instead she was sentenced to 15 days of administrative imprisonment for 'petty hooliganism' again.
On November 29, the human rights defender was sentenced to 15 days of administrative imprisonment for the third time in a row, and for the fifth time within this fall.