Iryna Piartsova

Date of birth: 11 February 1995

Date of detention: 20 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 2

Iryna Piartsova was arrested in late September 2021 for creating and leading several groups in the Telegram messaging application and staging a performance, together with Yuliya Labunova and Artsiom Latyshau, during which a plaque reading “Aliaksandr Lukashenka. 30.08.1954-30.08.2021” and a portrait of Lukashenka with a black ribbon were attached to a tombstone cross. They then uncorked a bottle of champagne and poured the contents onto the grave.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 2. 210026, Viciebsk, vulica Haharyna 2

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