Natallia Belabekhava


Date of birth: 4 November 1974

Date of detention: 23 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason

Natallia Belabekhava is a teacher-defectologist based in Homieĺ.

Belabekhava was detained as part of a massive case involving employees of several Belarusian factories who campaigned for a nation-wide strike and were members of the Rabochy Rukh initiative. The initiative was labelled "extremist" on September 21. This trigerred arrests throughout the country.

On November 12, Belabekhava was released under a written undertaking not to leave, a personal guarantee and bail.

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