Aliaksei Reznikau

sentenced to 4.5 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 5 June 1988

Date of detention: 3 January 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 130-1 of the Criminal Code – Rehabilitation of Nazism

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Yauhen Burunou

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

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

Aliaksei Reznikau was convicted of ‘incitement of hatred’ (Part 1 of Article 130), ‘rehabilitation of Nazism’ (Part 1 of Article 130-1), ‘insulting the President’ (Part 1 of Article 368), ‘insulting a government ofiicial’ (Article 369), and ‘desecration of state symbols’ (Article 370) for his posts and shares in the VKontakte social network. The court sentenced Reznikau to 4.5 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

It is known that the man worked abroad, but because of his mother's serious condition, he returned home, where he was detained. Three days after his son's arrest, his mother died.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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