Date of detention: 4 May 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Uladzimir Panfilenka is a resident of Mazyr, a football fan, detained on May 4, 2021, by officers of GUBAZIK and SOBR. He was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order). The criminal charges stem from the protests that took place in the city in August 2020.
In late May 2021, the detainee was released to await trial. The charges and travel restrictions remained in place.