Anatol Yaskevich

sentenced to 4 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of detention: 15 May 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Ihar Ziamtsou

Prison: Prison No. 4

Anatol Yaskevich was convicted under Part1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code (incitement of hatred) for posting on a social network and Tik-Tok video messages with the news about the crash of a military plane in Baranavičy and the death of two pilots and under Part 2 of Art 368 of the Criminal Code for insulting in his video messages Mr. Aliaksandr Lukashenka and sentenced to 4.5 years of imprisonment s in a penal colony.

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

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