sentenced to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 7 June 1980
Date of detention: 29 September 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Sentence: 2 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Vera Halaukova
Prison: Penal colony No. 4
Alena Nestsiarovich was detained for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.
On August 10, 2022, the Minsk Municipal Court sentenced her to 2.5 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony for ‘insulting a government official’ and ‘inciting hatred’ under Articles 369 and 130 of the Criminal Code.