Ihar Losik

Administrator of the telegram channel "Belarus of the brain"

Date of birth: 20 May 1992

Date of detention: 25 June 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
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. 3

Ihar Losik

Ihar Losik is the administrator of the Telegram channel "Belarus Golovnogo Mozga", with more than 172 thousand subscribers. On June 25, a house in Baranavichy where Ihar Losik and his family live was searched and the vlogger was arrested. In the evening of the same day, it became known that a criminal case had been opened against Ihar Losik under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code. After being detained in a temporary detention facility in Minsk, Ihar Losik was transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 1.

On December 15, Ihar Losik declared an indefinite hunger strike to protest the new charges of “plotting riots” (Art 13, Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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