Andrei Khanevich

Date of detention: 16 November 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities
Art. 369-1 of the Criminal Code — Discrediting Belarus

Sentence: 5 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 23 February 2023

Judge: Vital Kulesh

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Godparent: Pascale Gruny, Member of the French Senate

Andrei Khanevich worked as an equipment operator at Grodno Azot factory. He was convicted under Art 369-1 (discrediting the Republic of Belarus) and Art 361-4 (promotion of extremist activity) of the Criminal Code.

On November 16, 2022 Judge of Hrodna Regional Court Vital Kulesh found Andrei Khanevich guilty and sentenced him to five years of imprisonment.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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