Andrei Asaula

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 11 May 1983

Date of detention: 4 May 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 20 November 2023

Judge: Aleh Kaliada, Anzhela Kastsiukevich

Prosecutor: Krystsina Kachanava, Veranika Zubik

Andrei Asaula

Andrei Asaula was sentenced to three years in an open penitentiary. However, he did not go to serve his sentence, but was detained on May 4, instead, and charged with three more offenses: Art. 369 ("insult of a representative of the auhtorities"), Part 2 of Art. 368 ("insulting the president") and Art. 364 (“violence or threat of violence against a police officer”).

On August 6, 2021, Judge Anzhela Kastsiukevich of the Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced Asaula to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

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