Yauhen Afnahel

activist of the European Belarus opposition group

Date of birth: 7 Feb 1979

Date of detention: 25 Sep 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Yauhen Afnahel

Yauhen Afnahel is an activist of the European Belarus opposition group. He was detained together on September 25 as part of a criminal case under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code ("rioting") after security officers stormed his apartment.

On October 1, Afnahel was charged. He is held in pre-trial prison No. 1 in Minsk.

Yauhen Afnahel, Pavel Yukhnevich and Andrei Voinich were among the founders and active members of the Zubr opposition movement. For their exclusively peaceful opposition activities, they were repeatedly repressed by the current authorities, including through fines, administrative arrests, beatings, intimidation and pressure.

After the events of 2010, Yauhen Afnahel was forced to emigrate for a long time, but eventually returned to Belarus to continue his opposition political activities.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1, 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    119 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    19 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    23 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    8 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    5 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Center for Isolation of Offenders
    220089, Minsk, 1-y zavulak Akrescina 36
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    2 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    6 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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