Tatsiana Kaneuskaya

activist of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's presidential campaign, sentenced to 6 years in prison

Date of birth: 12 July 1966

Date of detention: 6 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 292 of the Criminal Code – Takeover of buildings and structures

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou

Prosecutor: Mikushyn, Astapenka

Prison: Prison No. 4

Godparent: Aydan Özoğuz, member of the German Bundestag

Tatsiana Kaneuskaya is a proxy of presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Homieĺ.

In the evening of August 6, 2020, Tatsiana Kaneuskaya's house was searched, and in the morning security officers came to Kaneuskaya's house with a second search. The woman was arrested.

She was charged under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "organization of riots."

On May 4, 2021, Judge Aliaksei Khlyshchankou of the Čyhunačny District Court of Homieĺ found the activist guilty under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots) and under Article 292 of the Criminal Code (seizure of buildings). Kaneuskaya was sentenced to 6 years in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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