Date of birth: 5 December 1990
Date of detention: 14 July 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. 7
Uladzimir Hancharou is a defendant in the Brest "dancing protest" case opened after the events of September 13, 2020, when the protesters were dispersed by a water cannon.
Hancharou was detained by three GUBAZIK officers together with his family (wife and children aged 5 and 8). During the interrogation, the children were held in the corridor for four hours. After that, the entire family were taken to the Investigative Committee's local office and interrogated again for four hours. Then the wife and the children were released, while Uladzimir was transferred to the Kobryn pre-trial detention center, and from there to the Brest pre-trial detention center.