Anton Khadkevich


Date of birth: 29 November 1987

Date of detention: 9 November 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Aleh Kharoshka

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Anton Khadkevich was detained in November 2022 by riot police at his workplace. Anton was charged with participating in unauthorized mass events (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code), promoting “extremist” activities (Part 1 and Part 2 of Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code), slander against Aliaksandr Lukashenka (Part 1 of Article 367 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus)

On August 22, 2023, in Homiel Regional Court, in a closed session, Khadkevich was sentenced to three years and six months in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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