Aleh Yermakou

lawyer, sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 14 August 1988

Date of detention: 10 February 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 179 of the Criminal Code — Illegal collection and dissemination of information about private life

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Khrypach

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Aleh Yermakou is a lawyer of the first class and a former employee of the prosecutor's office. He is married and has two minor daughters.

Yermakou was taken into custody on charges of sending data of law enforcement officers to protest information resources.

On November 18, 2022, Judge Siarhei Khrypach of the Minsk Municipal Court found him guilty of “Illegal collection and dissemination of information about private life” (part 1 of Art. 179 of the CC, excluded on May 26, 2021) and “incitement to social hatred” (part 1 of Art. 130 of the CC). Yermakou was sentenced to six years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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