Date of birth: 1 June 1998
Date of detention: 12 November 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Maryna Fiodarava
Prosecutor: Anastasiya Malika, Raman Chabatarou
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1
Maryia Kalenik is a student of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. The girl was detained on November 12 as part of a criminal case under Art. 342, Part 1 of the Criminal Code (organization or participation in group actions that gravely violate public order). Her apartment was searched.
Maryia later faced formal charges. She was first taken into custody in the KGB pre-trial prison, but then was transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 1.