Attorney Yulia Yurgilevich Was Detained in Belarus

Attorney Yulia Yurgilevich was detained. According to the mass media, Yulia's house in Grodno was searched.

Yulia Yurgilevich had worked as a lawyer for almost 18 years. She defended political prisoners Ales Pushkin, Artem Boyarsky, Igor Bantser, Andrei Osievich, and Andrei Sokolovsky. On February 23, 2022, she was expelled from the Grodno Regional Bar Association for "systematic violations of the law."

Under the preliminary information, the lawyer left Belarus in February but has now returned.

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