Journalist, Komsomolskaya Pravda Belarus
Detained: 1 Oct 2021
Charges: Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official; Art. 130 of the Criminal Code - Incitement to hatred
Status: Pre-trial, arrested
Henadz Mazheika is a journalist with Komsomolskaya Pravda V Belarusi.
Mazheika was detained in Moscow on October 1, 2021. The detention is linked to an article he wrote for the newspaper, in which people how knew the deceased Andrei Zeltser positively characterized him.
The journalist faced formal charges on October 11, 2021.