Aliaksei Ramanau

volunteer in Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s campaign

Date of detention: 16 Dec 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code - Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Aliaksei Ramanau is an opposiiton activist in Homieĺ. He was active in Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s campaign and was repeatedly detained during the presidential election. On July 28, the activist spoke at an election rally in Chojniki and used derogatory statements attacking Aliaksandr Lukashenka. Ramanau was arrested and faced charges.

On December 16, the Chojniki District Court sentenced Ramanau to 12 months in prison under Art. 368 of the Criminal Code (“insult of the President of the Republic of Belarus”).

Aliaksei Ramanau has a disability of group 2 caused by cancer.

One more defamation sentence: Man with cancer gets one year in prison for “insulting” Lukashenka

A former volunteer in Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s campaign, Aliaksei Ramanau was found guilty under Art. 368 of the Criminal Code (“insult of the President of the Republic of Belarus”). According to the court ruling, the activist, “intending to publicly insult the President, deliberately uttered words and phrases in an obscene manner, which, according to an expert, contained a negative assessment of President Aliaksandr Lukashenka.”

 

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3, 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

Addresses of prisons:

  • Pre-trial detention center No. 1
    220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2
    8 017 218-79-05
    119 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 7
    224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37
    8 017 218-79-01
    19 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 8
    222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A
    23 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 6
    225413, Baranavičy, vulica Bresckaja 258B
    15 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center of KGB
    220050, Minsk, Main Post Office, subscriber box 8
    4 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 3
    246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A
    8 persons
  • Prison No. 1
    230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1
    6 persons
  • Prison No. 4
    212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A
    5 persons
  • Penal colony No. 17
    213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 9
    213410, Horki, vulica Dabraliubava 16
    1 person
  • Center for Isolation of Offenders
    220089, Minsk, 1-y zavulak Akrescina 36
    1 person
  • Penal colony No. 2
    213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1
    2 persons
  • Pre-trial detention center No. 2
    210026, Viciebsk, vulica Gagaryna 2
    6 persons
  • Penal colony No. 1
    211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8
    1 person
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