Aliaksandr Kisialiou

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 13 May 2002

Date of detention: 12 August 2020

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 19 April 2023

Judge: Yauhen Yerafeyeu

Prosecutor: Ihar Tsipashkin

Aliaksandr Kisialiou

Aliaksandr Kisialiou, a resident of Žlobin, was detained and convicted for participating in a peaceful protest on the night of August 11. He was not released after the arrest.

Kisialiou was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code, "group actions that grossly violate public order."

He was held in the pre-trial detention center in Homieĺ.

On February 25, Judge Yauhen Yerafeyeu of the Žlobin District Court sentenced Aliaksandr Kisialiou to three years in prison, finding him guilty of “violating public order” (Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code) and “threat of violence or violence against a law enforcement officer” (Art. 364 of the Criminal Code).

Aliaksandr Kisialiou allegedly threw a rock at a police vehicle during a protest on election night, August 9. The defendant denied the accusation.

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