Andrei Bialiauski

entrepreneur, sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 14 May 1977

Date of detention: 28 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 9 December 2022

Date of release: 5 January 2024

Judge: Anton Dudal

Andrei Bialiauski

Andrei Bialiauski, entrepreneur and TikTok-blogger from Babruisk, was detained on April 28, 2022. It is known that Andrei is under criminal investigation for insulting the president (Article 368 of the Criminal Code). After the detention, the police took over Bialiauski's account on TikTok.

Andrei is kept in pre-trial detention center.

On August 22, 2022, the trial was held behind closed doors at the Babruisk District and City Court. The political prisoner was found guilty and sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

On January 5, 2024, he served his sentence and was released.

TikTok-blogger sentenced to 24 months behind bars in a closed-door trial

On August 22, 45-year-old political prisoner TikTok blogger Andrei Bialiauski was sentenced to 24 months in a general-security penal colony in the Babrujsk District and City Court.


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