Aliaksei Ivanisau

former military officer, sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 1 July 1968

Date of detention: 29 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 290-4 of the Criminal Code — Establishing or participating in an organization for the purpose of terrorist activity
Art. 359 of the Criminal Code — Terrorist act against a state official or public figure

Sentence: 14 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Anastasiya Papko

Prosecutor: Yuliya Laneuskaya

Prison: Prison No. 4

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

Aliaksei Ivanisau is a former military officer.

Ivanisau was arrested on September 29, 2021, on charges under Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order).

In March 2022 instead of the above-mentioned articles, Aliaksei was charged with committing crimes under Part 2 of Art. 290-4 of the Criminal Code (Establishing or participating in an organization for terrorist activity), Part 3 of Art. 130 (Incitement to hatred, committed by a group of persons or resulting in death or other grave consequences), Part 6 of Art. 16 Part. 3 of Art. 361 (Complicity in calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus), Part 1 of Art. 359 (Terrorist act against a state official or public figure), Art. 218 (Intentional destruction or damage to property).

On June 6, 2022, the trial began in Minsk Municipal Court. On September 28, Judge Anastasiya Papko sentenced Ivanisau to 14 years in a medium-security penal colony and ordered a fine of 16,000 Belarusian rubles ($6,300).

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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