Andrei Paheryla

former employee of Grodno Azot

Date of birth: 23 June 1991

Date of detention: 17 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Godparent: Alexandra Louis, member of the French parliament

Andrei Paheryla is a former mechanic-repairman of the Ammonia-3 workshop at Grodno Azot.

He was detained on September 17, 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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