Aliaksandr Nahela

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of birth: 16 September 1977

Date of detention: 3 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Viktar Sianko

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

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

Aliaksandr Nahela was sentenced on August 25, 2021 to three years in a penal colony by the Hrodna Regional Court under Article 130 of the Criminal Code for posting comments condemning the illegal violence by law enforcement officers of Belarus and Russia.

According to the prosecution, Nahela posted thirteen comments in a local Telegram chat, in which he verbally attacked the police for their actions during the protests after last year's elections. The comments allegedly contained calls for violence.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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