human rights activist, volunteer of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Date of birth: 24 November 1978
Date of detention: 21 January 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
Godparent: Gisela Manderla, Member of the German Bundestag
Tatsiana Lasitsa is a human rights activist from Rečyca, a volunteer of the Homieĺ branch of the Human Rights Center "Viasna".
Tatsiana Lasitsa was detained on January 21 at the Minsk airport by officers of the Interior Ministry.
She is a suspect in a criminal case under Part 1 and Part 2 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order). She was remanded in custody pending indictment.