Dziyana Vashchylina

sentenced to 3 years of home imprisonment, released

Date of birth: 10 June 1980

Date of detention: 31 December 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Liudmila Rubasheuskaya

Prosecutor: Alena Sharko

Dziyana Vashchylina is a defendant in the criminal case known as the “dancing protest case”, which was brought after a protest in Brest on September 13, 2020, under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (Group Actions Grossly Violating Public Order).

She was detained on December 31, 2021.

On May 4, 2022, Judge Liudmila Rubasheuskaya found Dziyana guilty and sentenced her to 3 years of restricted freedom under home confinement.

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