Volha Paulava

activist of Siarhei Tsikhanouski's project "A Country for Living"

Date of birth: 26 May 1988

Date of detention: 15 Nov 2020

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8

Volha Paulava graduated from the Medical University and was engaged in the promotion of professional cosmetics at a major company. During the 2020 election, she became an activist of Siarhei Tsikhanouski's project "A Country for Living" and a member of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's nomination group, collecting signatures to support her nomination.

After the election, Volha took part in protests. She was detained four times. Volha was last detained at a rally staged to commemorate the death of protester Raman Bandarenka, after which a criminal case was opened against her.

Volha was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization of actions which gravely breach public order). In December, Volha spent 17 days in a punishment cell ten of which she was on a hunger strike.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 8, 222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    119 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    19 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    23 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    8 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    5 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Center for Isolation of Offenders
    220089, Minsk, 1-y zavulak Akrescina 36
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    2 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    6 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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