Akihiro Gaevsky-Khanada

Date of birth: 18.06.2020

Date of Detention: 12.08.2020

Accused: Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of mass disorders;
Part 3 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code - Training or other preparation of individuals for participation in mass disorders, or financing of this activity;
Article 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them;
Article 361 of the Criminal Code - Calls for actions aimed at harming national security of the Republic of Belarus;
Article 218 of the Criminal Code - Deliberate destruction or damage to property, committed in a manner dangerous to the public, or causing significant harm;
Part 2 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of individuals;
Article 341 of the Criminal Code - Defilement of buildings and damage to property;
Article 361-1 of the Criminal Code - Establishment of an extremist group or participation in it;
Article 130 of the Criminal Code - Incitement to enmity;
Part 3 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code - Particularly malicious hooliganism;
Article 295-3 of the Criminal Code - Unlawful actions regarding objects whose action is based on the use of flammable substances;
Part 1 of Article 285 of the Criminal Code - Establishment of a criminal organization or leadership of it;
Part 1 of Article 13 and Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code - Preparation for participation in mass disorders.

Verdict: 15 years and 9 months of imprisonment in a colony under strict conditions.

Days behind bars: 1437

Akihiro studied at the Belarusian State University (BSU) but then transferred to the European Humanities University (EHU). He is an activist in the anarchist movement. He was also fined 700 base units. The appeal did not change the verdict.
The KGB included him in the "list of terrorists."
He is recognized as a political prisoner by the human rights center.