Alena Malkevich

sentenced to 2 1/2 years of freedom restriction

Date of birth: 3 March

Date of detention: 8 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Anastasiya Achalava

Alena Malkevich was arrested as a defendant in a criminal case of ‘group actions grossly disrupting public order’ (Article 342 of the Criminal Code) for her participation in the 2020 protests.

On September 22, 2022, the Leninsky District Court of Minsk considered the case of the political prisoner. Judge Anastasiya Achalava sentenced Alena Malkevich to two years and six months of restricted freedom with a referral to an open-type penal colony.

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