Aliaksei Prokharau



Date of birth: 11 January 1990

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Sviatlana Charapanava

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

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

Aliaksei Prokharau was convicted by the Minsk City Court under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code ('Incitement of racial, national, religious or other social hatred or enmity'). From April 17 to 26, 2023, the case was considered by Judge Sviatlana Charapanava.

On July 20, 2023, Aliaksei Prokharau was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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