Date of birth: 8 April 1976
Date of detention: 28 May 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3
Stanislau Machalau is an activist based in from Homieĺ.
Machalau was detained on May 28, 2021. His apartment, where he lives with his parents, was searched by security forces. After 72 hours, he was transferred to a pre-trial detention center and charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group activities that grossly violate public order).
Prior to that, Stanislau Machalau was detained and imprisoned three times under Article 24.23 of the Administrative Code (participation in unauthorized mass events).