David Zbaranski

Student, minor, sentenced to 3 years in prison; served full term; released

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 26 April 2003

Date of detention: 30 November 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code β€” Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 January 2023

Judge: Dzmitryi Shuryn

Godparent: Wiebke Esdar, member of the German Bundestag

David Zbaranski is a 17-year-old student who was detained on November 30, 2020 immediately after returning from Poland.

He was charged under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code ('Participation in riots'). The charge is related the post-election protest in Brest on August 10, 2020.

On July 12, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Zbaranski to 3 years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

He served his full term and on January 21, 2023, he was released from penal colony #2 in Babrujsk.

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