Aliaksandrа Kasko

in custody

Date of birth: 5 April 1993

Date of detention: 9 February 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 203-1 of the Criminal Code — Illegal actions with respect to information about private life and personal data
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: 10 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitryi Bubenchyk

Prison: Prison No. 1

Godparent: Mars Di Bartolomeo, Member of the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies

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

Aliaksandrа Kasko was arrested upon her return from Poland. She is charged under Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code for two interviews with an information source recognized as an extremist formation. She is also charged with managing an "extremist" telegram channel.

She is detained in prison no. 1.

      On September 12, 2023, the KGB put Aliaksandra Kasko on the "terrorist list".

      Kasko was included in the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.

Aliaksandra is charged under eight articles of the Criminal Code:

  • Part 3 of Article 130 (incitement to hatred);
  • Part 3 of Article 203-1 (illegal actions with respect to information about private life and personal data);
  • Article 361-1 (creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it); 
  • Article 361-4 (promoting extremist activities);
  • Part 2 of Article 367 (slander against Lukashenka);
  • Article 368, Part 1, 2 (insulting Lukashenka);
  • Article 369 (insulting a government official);
  • Article 391 (insulting a judge).

On November 27, 2023, Aliaksandra's trial began in the Hrodna Regional Court. She faces up to 12 years of imprisonment. The case is heard by Judge Dzmitryi Bubenchyk.

 
Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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