I am a former political prisoner. After my release, my family with a small child had to leave Belarus. Since the move was an emergency, we need support to adapt in the new country.
The family of political prisoners Vaitekhovich, defendants in the case of the arson of the house of deputy Gaidukevich, an active servant of the Lukashenko regime, needs support. In custody now: father-Vitali Vaitekhovich, mother-Olga Vaitekhovich, son-Vladislav Vaitekhovich, son's wife-Anastasia Vaitekhovich.
My name is Daniel Shaikovsky. My story, like many, began on August 9, 2020 with being detained at protests against unfair elections, after which I spent two years trying to stand up for my rights and my position.
In 2020 my family made their choice, in December 2020 was convicted under s.23.34. in 2021 in November was taken to detention center under s.342.1, after 7 months of arrest was sentenced to 3 years of home chemo.
My husband is a political prisoner, after the events of 2020, our family, myself and daughter have been without his support for 7 and a half years. We are in dire straits and need help. My husband is incarcerated.
Treatment and rehabilitation of blogger Danuta Hlusni's son after he was hit by an SUV in a crosswalk.
My name is Vladimir Furman.On December 1, 2022, I was given three years of chemo under Article 342 part 1, after which I had to leave Belarus. My wife and two children need help moving to Poland so that we can all be together again, as we were before.
A brave man who went out on a solitary picket against injustice in the country was convicted under Articles 368 and 370. At his trial he was sentenced to two years of “chemo.” He now needs help for the first time on his release, as he will need to regain his health.
Experienced Ukrainian fighters continue to defend their country from unthinkable military aggression. Now one of the squads is in dire need of help to purchase equipment.
The defenders of Ukraine from the 79th ODSB front are in dire need of a drone for reconnaissance and effective destruction of the enemy. More than half of it has already been collected. We really hope for your help and support.
My story, like many, began on August 9, 2020, with detention at protests against unfair elections, followed by continued reprisals in the form of preventive detentions on far-fetched protocols. On September 1st I was detained by GUBOP at my workplace, with all the ensuing consequences (infliction of bodily harm, torture with a stun gun, and intimidation by physical violence).
I was arrested in 2021 for my civil stance on rigged elections and social media comments. In 2022, I was sentenced under Section 369 to two years of restraint. Paying the lawsuit and utility bills drove me and my family into debt, and my wife has a group 2 disability and has difficulty getting around.
I was sentenced to two years under Article 369 after being released from the MLC. At the moment I cannot find a job in Belarus, as everywhere refuses to employ me because of my “political prisoner” status. In order to go to another country, I also need money to open a visa, prepare documents, move and the necessities of life.
After being released from prison, I need support to rehabilitate after my experience. Medical surgery is needed and my family has to move abroad because of security.
Sergei Satsuk, an investigative journalist and former editor of the Yezhednevnik portal, has not only been sentenced to a long prison term, but also to pay a large fine. His family has no way to pay this fine and could lose virtually all of their possessions, including the car the family needs because they live out of town.
Over a year ago my husband was taken away from me and my child's daddy. My husband has always been for truth and justice, but now in our country they put me in jail and give me fines, the size of which is staggering.
Dmitry Lukomski took an active part in Svetlana Tikhanovskaya's election campaign in 2020, was an active participant in protests, was repeatedly subjected to repression, after which he was forced to leave Belarus.
Help is needed to pay off utility debts that have accrued for many years in the house where I was registered but not living because my mother was deprived of parental rights while I was in detention. As a result of the court proceedings — the debts were divided among all family members. This also affected me.
The first time after imprisonment is, as it turned out, not only joy, meetings and family restoration, but also fatigue, exhaustion, state of prostration and disorientation. When you are free, you are fully aware of what has happened, and your physical health is not good. You have to recover, in almost everything.
My name is Anastasia and in September 2022 almost my entire family was detained. The detention took place with a shooting, which injured my dog. My family members are still imprisoned and I managed to leave the territory of Belarus in an emergency, where I am now trying to build my life anew.
Two of my children have been sentenced to prison because of their citizenship status. Now I need to go to work after maternity leave and 50% of my earnings will go to pay fines. In addition to my sons, I also have three minor daughters growing up.
Vyacheslav Slizhikov died of heart failure in Latvia, where he was forced to go after being wounded by a stun grenade during protests on August 10, 2020. He was left with three children.
For a long time, our family has been receiving threats from the security forces. For this reason, my brother had to urgently leave the country at short notice. I helped him with the documents. Our family was already under surveillance, and now there is a danger of being detained for helping us escape. Need help with paperwork for my brother and temporary residence in another country.
Anarcho-partisans received heavy sentences: Igor Olinevich — 20 years in prison; Dmitry Rezanovich — 19 years in prison; Sergey Romanov — 20 years in prison; Dmitry Dubovsky — 18 years in prison. They are accused of terrorism for setting fire to the premises and cars of members of the punitive system.