sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison
Date of birth: 1 April 1999
Date of detention: 4 October 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 1 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Aleh Kaliada
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 8
Dzianis Dzemukh was detained on October 4 after the March for the Release of Political Prisoners in Minsk.
He was initially sentenced to 13 days of detention on "illegal protesting" charges. After serving the sentence, Dzemukh was re-arrested and charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.
On March 9, 2021, Judge Aleh Kaliada of the Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced Dzianis Dzemukh to 1 year and 6 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.