student of BSU
Date of birth: 1 November 2001
Date of detention: 26 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
Tatsiana Yakelchyk is a student of the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of the Belarusian State University. She was detained by KGB officers on November 26. Before that, her house was searched, during which her smartphone and laptop were confiscated.
From the KGB pre-trial detention center, where Tatsiana was detained for the first few days after her arrest, she was transferred to the pre-trial detention center in Valadarski Street. She is facing charges of group actions that grossly violate public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).