Ihar Losik

administrator of the Telegram channel "Belarus Golovnogo Mozga"

Date of birth: 20 May 1992

Date of detention: 25 June 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 15 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Mikalai Dolia

Prosecutor: Dzianis Mikushau

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Godparent: Robin Wagener, member of the German Bundestag; earlier: Manuel Sarrazin, member of the German Bundestag

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)
Ihar Losik

Ihar Losik is the administrator of the Telegram channel "Belarus Golovnogo Mozga", with more than 172 thousand subscribers. On June 25, 2020, 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 a hunger strike to protest the new charges of “plotting riots” (Art 13, Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).

On December 14, 2021, Ihar Losik was charged under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (organization of mass riots) and Part 3 of Art. 130 of the Criminal Code (incitement to social hatred). He was sentenced to 15 years in a maximum security prison.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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