student of BSUIR
Date of detention: 28 Oct 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Artsiom Vinakurau is a 21-year-old third-year student of BSUIR. According to the Interior Ministry, on October 26, he and other students entered a classroom and began calling for a strike. After the dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management Leanid Shylin made a remark to the students and asked them to leave the auditorium, "insults and threats rained down on him."
Artsiom was detained on October 28, and a criminal case was instituted against him for organizing and preparing actions that grossly violate public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).