Aliaksei Baranouski

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 30 March 1991

Date of detention: 17 May 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

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

Date of release: 11 November 2022

Judge: Dzmitry Shuryn

Prosecutor: Mikhail Yushchuk, Stsiapan Liashok

Aliaksei Baranouski is a defendant in the "dancing protest trial" related to the events of September 13, 2020, in Brest when the protesters came to the roadway and were dispersed by a water cannon.

Baranouski was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On March 15, 2021, Judge Dzmitry Shuryn of the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Baranouski to one and a half years of restricted freedom in an open correctional facility ("khimiya").

On May 17, the convict started serving his sentence at penitentiary No. 43.

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