Date of birth: 1 September 1980
Date of detention: 30 August 2022
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities
Prison: Prison No. 1
Statement on the status of a political prisoner
Godparent: Laura Kraft, Member of the German Bundestag
Yuliya Yurhilevich is a lawyer. She defended many political prisoners and was disbarred in February 2022. Yurhilevich was detained in late August 2022 on her return to Belarus from Poland.
She is accused of promoting extremist activity, human rights defenders understand.