Eduard Palchys

Blogger and public figure

Date of birth: 28 Oct 1990

Date of detention: 27 Sep 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of riots

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8

Photo: svaboda.org

Eduard Palchys is a known blogger and public figure. He was detained in late October and later charged under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (mass riots). The nature of the charges remain unknown.

Palchys was initially sentenced to 30 days in prison on "illegal protesting" charges, but never walked free after serving the term.


Earlier, Eduard Palchys was recognized as a political prisoner from January to November 2016. He was arrested for contributing for his website, and a criminal case was initiated against him under Part 1 of Art. 130 (incitement of racial, national or religious hatred or hatred) and Part 2 of Art. 343 (distribution of pornographic content). In August 2016, the Centralny District Court of Minsk found 9 materials from the 1863x.com website to be extremist. On October 28, 2016, the blogger was sentenced to one 21 months of conditional imprisonment and released in the courtroom.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 8, 222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    101 person
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    17 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    25 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    3 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    4 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    1 person
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    2 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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