Aliaksandr Zakharau

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of imprisonment

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 24 June 1981

Date of detention: 12 January 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 3 June 2024

Judge: Maksim Trusevich

Aliaksandr Zakharau was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in a general-security penal colony for insulting Lukashenka under Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Belarus ('Contempt of the President of Belarus'). Judge Maksim Trusevich considered the case in the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk on March 31 and April 3, 2023.

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