Date of birth: 17 May
Date of detention: 2 Oct 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Andrei Chapiuk, a Viasna volunteer, was detained on October 2 in Minsk by GUBAZIK officers. All his activities were exclusively peaceful and aimed at helping people who suffer for their political views and beliefs. On October 9, Andrei was charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "participation in riots."