Imprisoned

Vladislav Zenevich

Vladislav is an antifascist from Minsk who participated in the 2020 uprising against the dictatorship and rigged elections. He was detained on November 30 under Art. 342 part 1 (gross violation of public order). Vlad was also detained on the march on November 1, severely beaten, the next day he was fined. A search was also conducted in his apartment.

On February 23, 2021, he was sentenced to 3 years of custodial restraint. On June 3 was transfered to an open-type correctional facility.

Daniel Hale

Daniel is a drone whistleblower who was recently sentenced to 45 months in federal prison after accepting a non-cooperating plea agreement for allegations that he disclosed classified documents about the U.S. military's assassination program, believed to have been the source material for a series in The Intercept called "The Drone Papers."

 

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Marklen Maojo Maga

Maoj is a labor organizer from Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) who was arrested on false charges. At the time of his arrest, Maga was involved in organizing transport strikes with transport group PISTON. He was also organizing trade unions with labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno. He is just one of scores of union organisers who have been harassed, threatened with death, and arrested under the government of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Denis Boltut

Denis Boltut is an antifascist and fan of the MTZ-RIPO football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 after the protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Denis was charged with art. 342.1 (organization and preparation of actions grossly violating public order, or active participation in them), 364 (violence against the police), 293.1 (organisation of mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to six years in prison.

Vitaliy Shishlov

Vitaliy Shishlov is an antifascist and fan of “MTZ-RIPO” football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 for participation in protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Vitaly was charged under Art. 364 (violence or threat of violence against an officer of internal affairs) and Art. 293.1 (organization of mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to six years in prison.

Tamaz Pipiya

Tamaz Pipiya is an antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 26 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during the inauguration of Lukashenko. The charges were brought under part 2 of article 293 (participation in mass riots).

On 2 July 2021, sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Timur Pipiya

Timur Pipiya – antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 25 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during Lukashenko’s inauguration. He was charged under part 1 of article 342 (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them), organising mass riots (art. 293.1) and using violence against the police (art. 364).

On 2 July 2021 sentenced to 6 years and 2 months in prison.

Dan Baker

Dan Baker is a social justice activist and former army vet. He went AWOL instead of fighting in Iraq, and then took his training to help defend Rojava with the International Freedom Battalion and was featured on VICE. Dan was also active during the George Floyd Rebellion and took part in CHAZ. He was arrested on January 15th, 2021 after the FBI compiled social media posts related to Trump supporters' actions on inauguration day to build a criminal case against him.

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