Aliaksandr Yemialyanau

sentenced to 3 years imprisonment


Date of birth: 3 August 1988

Date of detention: 10 October 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Alena Misnik

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

Aliaksandr Yemialyanau is 34 years old, he is from Minsk. He was accused of 'incitement of other social hatred and enmity' (Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code) and 'contempt of the president of Belarus' (Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code).

In early 2023, the KGB put his name on the 'List of persons involved in terrorist activities'.

The court sentenced Yemialyanau to three years imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

The trial took place from January 25 to January 27, 2023, in the Minsk Regional Court. Judge Alena Misnik tried the case.

Yemialyanau's cell phone was confiscated for the state's benefit under a special procedure as a means of committing the crimes.

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