Uladzimir Tsyhanovich


Date of birth: 26 April 1980

Date of detention: 9 June 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code - Incitement to hatred

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Uladzimir Tsyhanovich is a blogger and author of the MozgON YouTube channel. He was arrested on June 9 to serve a 15-day detention in March 2020. On June 15, another trial took place and the blogger was sentenced to an additional 15 days.

On June 26, human rights activists learned that Uladzimir Tsyhanovich had been transferred to pre-trial detention center No. 1 in Minsk. He is another suspect in Siarhei Tsikhanouski's case.

In February 2021, the blogger faced an additional charge of "preparing to participate in riots" (Art. 13, Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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