Yahor Kanetski

student, member of the Belarusian Students' Association, activist of the Free Trade Union

Date of birth: 28 June 1999

Date of detention: 12 November 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Maryna Fiodarava

Prosecutor: Anastasiya Malika, Raman Chabatarou

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Yahor Kanetski

Yahor Kanetski is a student of the Faculty of Biology of the Belarusian State University, member of the Belarusian Students' Association, activist of the Free Trade Union. He was detained  on November 12 as part of a criminal case under Art. 342 part 1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus (organization or participation in group actions that gravely breach public order). Yahor was initially held in the KGB pre-trial prison.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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