Dzianis Dzeikun

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 25 April 1990

Date of detention: 23 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 28 May 2024

Judge: Aliaksandr Piskunou

Prosecutor: Astapenka

Dzianis Dzeikun was sentenced on June 23, 2021 to three years in a penal colony by the Homieĺ Regional Court under Article 130 of the Criminal Code for posting comments condemning the illegal violent actions by Belarusian law enforcement officers.

According to the prosecution, in the summer of 2020, Dzeikun posted a number of comments on his page on the Vkontakte social media site, aimed at inciting hatred against representatives of the security forces of Belarus.

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