Aliaksandr Lahuta


Date of birth: 29 September 1982

Date of detention: 9 December 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 18 September 2023

Judge: Aliaksandr Yarmolik

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 36

On May 25, 2023, Aliaksandr Lahuta was convicted by Judge Aliaksandr Yarmolik at the Court of Slonim and Slonim District. Lahuta was found guilty of violating Part 2 of article 367 of the Criminal Code (slander against Lukashenka) and sentenced to two years and six months of restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya") . 

From December 9, 2022 to March 22, 2023, Lahuta was in custody. Aliaksandr was released on bail before the trial.

     On August 18, 2023, he was included in the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.

Aliaksandr was sent to open correctional facility No. 36 in September 2023.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 36. 220039, Minsk, Korotkevicha str., 14

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