Aleh Barazna

served full term, released

Former prisoner

Date of detention: 13 April 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 328 of the Criminal Code — Illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs without the purpose of sale

Sentence: 27 months

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 10 December 2022

Judge: Dzianis Aliakseyenka

Godparent: Misbah Khan, member of the German Bundestag

Aleh Barazna is an activist of the "Country for Life" and Sviatlana Tsikhanovskaya's team who has been repeatedly detained under political administrative articles.

Aleh together with another activist, Aliaksandr Matsiayuk, was detained in April 2021. They have been surveilled by the criminal police since the fall of 2020.

On October 5, 2021, the Čyhunačny District Court of Viciebsk sentenced Aleh Barazna to 2 years and 3 months in prison under Part 1 of Art. 328 of the Criminal Code (Illicit drug trafficking).

The political prisoner served his sentence in full and was released from Babruisk colony No. 2 in December 2022.


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