trade union activist
Date of birth: 13 February 1975
Date of detention: 20 September 2021
Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason
Prison: Pre-trial detention center of KGB
Valiantsin Tseranevich is an assistant foreman at the Khimvolokno factory and deputy chairman of the Belarusian independent trade union at Grodno Azot.
He was detained on September 20, 2021. The man was held as part of a criminal investigation into "high treason" (Article 356 of the Criminal Code) involving several employees of Belarusian factories who supported local strikes and were part of the Rabochy Rukh labor rights group. This initiative was labeled as "extremist" on September 21.