Andżelika Borys

chairwoman of the Union of Poles in Belarus

Date of birth: 14 October 1973

Date of detention: 23 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Prison: House arrest

Godparent: Gabriela Morawska-Stanecka, deputy marshall of the Polish Senate

Andżelika Borys is chairwoman of the Union of Poles in Belarus.

Andżelika Borys was detained on March 23, and on March 24, a judge of the Lieninski District Court of Hrodna sentenced her to 15 days of administrative detention for violating the procedure of organizing and holding mass events, namely for arranging the annual festival of arts and crafts “Hrodna Kaziuki 2021”.

Later, it was reported that Borys was a suspect in a criminal case under Part 3 of Art. 130 of the Criminal Code for "incitement to hatred" and "rehabilitation of Nazism".

On March 25, 2022, it became known that Andżelika Borys had her measure of restraint changed; instead of being held in pre-trial detention center, she was placed under house arrest. It is known that she did not write a petition for clemency.

Mail address: House arrest.

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