Aliaksei Matsiavin

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 30 September 1974

Date of detention: 15 July 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 18 months

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Yuryi Urban

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 2

Aliaksei Matsiavin

Aliaksei Matsiavin was charged with ‘insulting Mr. Lukashenka’ on the internet and taken into custody under Article 368 of the Criminal Code.

On August 12, 2022, a verdict was passed in the court of the Pieršamajski district of Viciebsk. Judge Yuryi Urban found the man guilty and sentenced him to 18 months of imprisonment in a penal colony for a comment in a Telegram chat, which was considered extremist.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 2. 210026, Viciebsk, vulica Haharyna 2

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