Former Head, Radzislava NGO; Women’s rights activist
Detained: 9 Nov 2021
Charges: Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Part 3 of Art. 293 of the Criminal code — Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass riots, or financing of this activity
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Status: Pre-trial, arrested
Volha Harbunova is a women’s rights activist, former head of the Radzislava NGO, which helps victims of domestic violence.
Harbunova was arrested on November 9, 2021 on suspicion of committing a crime under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order), namely the organization of all-women’s marches in 2020.