Aleh Rubets

fan of FC Volna, sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 26 February 2002

Date of detention: 10 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 411 — Malicious disobedience to the demands of administration of the correctional institution

Sentence: 5 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Yauhen Brehan

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8

Godparent: Dirk Wiese, member of the German Bundestag

Aleh Rubets was detained in Pinsk on August 10, 2020. He was badly beaten during arrest. Rubets is a suspected of participation in "mass riots" (Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).

On April 30, 2021, Judge Yauhen Brehan of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced the defendant to 5 1/2 years in a medium-security penal colony.

On May 12, 2022, during a disciplinary commission, Aleh was informed that a criminal case under Article 411 of the Criminal Code (malicious disobedience to the demands of the administration of a penal institution) had been brought against him. On June 10, 2022, Navapolack Judge Volha Balika ruled to transfer Aleh to a high-security prison for three years.

At the end of June, the political prisoner was transferred from Penal Colony No. 1 to Žodzina Prison No. 8.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 8. 222163, Žodzina, vulica Savieckaja 22A

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