Anton Kazelski


Date of detention: 12 October 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: unknown

Judge: Sviatlana Makarevich

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

Notes: Шматдзетныя бацькі

Groups: Журналісты

Anton Kazelski is an ONT cameraman detained at his workplace.

He lived in Russia for some time, but recently relocated to Minsk. The individual has a spouse and four children.

The trial commenced on May 20, 2024, at the Minsk City Court. He is charged under two articles: "calls for sanctions and other actions, aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus" (Part 3 of Article 361 of the Criminal Code) and "incitement to hatred" (Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code). The case is being considered by Judge Sviatlana Makarevich. The reason may be the comments in the Telegram, which he deleted some time ago.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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