Dzianis Dzemidovich

sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 6 October 1976

Date of detention: 12 September 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Natallia Kozel

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

Godparent: Geert Gabriëls (both GroenLinks-PvdA, Netherlands)

Dzianis Dzemidovich was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. On November 11, 2022, the Lieninsky District Court of Hrodna found him guilty under Part 2 of Article 368 ('Contempt of the President of Belarus') and Part 2 of Article 367 ('Slander against the President of Belarus') of the Criminal Code.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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