Matvey Gronkevich

Date of birth: 01.10.2000

Date of Detention: 10.11.2021

Accused: Article 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them;
Article 130 of the Criminal Code - Incitement of enmity.

Verdict: 2 years and 2 months of imprisonment in a strict regime colony.

Days behind bars: 982

Matvey studied at the Faculty of History of the Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank. He was detained in the dean's office, and he was identified from a photo taken during a protest. The KGB included him in the "list of those involved in terrorist activities" and the "list of extremists."
He is recognized as a political prisoner by the human rights center.
After the verdict comes into force, you can support him by writing letters or providing assistance to his family.