Member of the Presidium of the coordination Council for the settlement of the political crisis, lawyer.
Date of birth: 4 Sep 1981
Date of detention: 18 Sep 2020
Art. 361 of the Criminal Code - Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Maksim Znak is a lawyer and a member of the presidium of the Coordination Council.
He was detained on September 9. Znak's apartment was searched and he was taken to the Investigative Committee for questioning .
The Investigative Committee said that Maksim Znak was suspected of a criminal offense under Part 3 of Art. 361 of the Criminal Code (appeals to actions aimed at harming the national security of the Republic of Belarus).
On September 18, he faced formal charges under Part 3 of Art. 361 of the Criminal Code. The lawyer declared a hunger strike to protest the charges.