Henadz Mazheika

journalist

Date of birth: 11 May 1982

Date of detention: 1 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8

Godparent: Lukas Mandl, member of the European Parliament

Henadz Mazheika is a journalist with Komsomolskaya Pravda V Belarusi.

Mazheika was detained in Moscow on October 1, 2021. The detention is linked to an article he wrote for the newspaper, in which people how knew the deceased Andrei Zeltser positively characterized him.

The journalist faced formal charges on October 11, 2021.

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

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