sentenced to 105 days in prison
Date of birth: 27 Jan 1989
Date of detention: 8 Feb 2021
Prison: Center for Isolation
Anastasiya Peravoshchykava is an activist based in from Homieĺ.
The girl woman was first convicted in late January 2021. As of March 11, she has stood at least seven administrative trials on charges of participating in unauthorized protests (Art. 24.23 of the Administrative Code), and the total duration of her sentences has reached 105 days. The police searched Anastasiya Peravoshchykava and her grandfather's house, as a result of which all IT equipment was confiscated.
According to the activist's mother, the persecution of her daughter was prompted by the design of a flag she made for the Navabielicki district of Homieĺ. As a result, she was accused of participating in at least 10 peaceful protests.
Human rights activists of Viasna alerted several UN Special Rapporteurs to the woman's lengthy administrative imprisonment for participating in peaceful rallies.
Anastasiya Peravoshchykava is being held in a temporary detention facility in the town of Buda-Kašaliova.
According to paragraph 3.1 of the Guidelines on the Definition of Political Prisoners, imprisonment (including administrative detention) in connection with the non-violent exercise of freedoms guaranteed by international human rights law is grounds for declaring the person in question a political prisoner and demanding their immediate release.