Date of birth: 29 Dec 1989
Date of detention: 7 Sep 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Yahor Suhoidz was detained on suspicion of taking part in mass riots (Article 293 of the Criminal Code).
On August 9, Yahor and his friends joined a protest against the results of the presidential elections. During the protest, he jumped onto a police van and fell from there while it was driving at full speed. He was also beaten by riot police. Doctors diagnosed Suhoidz with a fracture of six ribs on the right side, damage to the lung, a closed craniocerebral injury, and a fracture of the eardrum.
Suhoidz was later officially charged.
He is held in pre-trial detention center No. 1 in Minsk.