Aliaksandr Kisiel

subjected to coercive mental treatment


Date of detention: 25 November 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: coercive treatment

Penalty: compulsory psychiatric treatment

Judge: Dzianis Bareika

Prosecutor: Dzmitryi Kulesh

Aliaksandr Kisel was subjected to coercive psychiatric treatment for insulting Aliaksandr Lukashenka. He was exempted from criminal liability under Article 368 of the Criminal Code.


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