Aliaksei Korshun

sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison, sentence commuted to restricted freedom, left Belarus

Date of birth: 25 May 1996

Date of detention: 31 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Aliaksei Korshun was sentenced to two and a half years in prison under Art. 130 of the Criminal Code (deliberate actions aimed at inciting other social hostility and discord on the basis of a different social affiliation) for publishing a comment online.

On September 16, 2021, he was pardoned and his sentence was commuted to restricted freedom ("khimiya").

Korshun left Belarus in November fearing imminent imprisonment.

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