Aliaksandr Yautsikhau


Date of birth: 28 August 1982

Date of detention: 23 October 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Leshchanka

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 7

Aliaksandr Yautsikhau was convicted by the Brest Regional Court in closed session under Part 1 of Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code (Promoting extremist activities), Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code (Inciting racial, national, religious or other social enmity or discord), Part 2 of Article 367 of the Criminal Code (Slandering Lukashenka). The case was considered by Judge Andrei Leshchanka from February 5 to 8, 2024.

Aliaksandr was arrested for forwarding a video recording of military equipment to an oppositional Telegram channel that was declared extremist by the authorities.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 7. 224030, Brest, vulica Savieckich pamiežnikaŭ 37

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