Dzianis Lazouski

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 29 March 1993

Date of detention: 17 August 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 in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Tatsiana Pirozhnikava

Prosecutor: Fiodar Sinitski

Dzianis Lazouski was detained and charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order).

On November 2, 2021, Dzianis Lazouski was sentenced by the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary ("khimiya") under Article 342 of the Criminal Code for participating in an election night protest in Minsk. After two and a half months of detention, Lazouski was released to wait for an appeal hearing.

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