Dzianis Salmanovich

sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment

Prisoner

Date of birth: 6 June 1991

Date of detention: 4 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 290-4 of the Criminal Code — Establishing or participating in an organization for the purpose of terrorist activity

Sentence: 10 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Andrei Leshchanka

Prosecutor: Katsiaryna Pakala

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Dzianis Salmanovich was detained on charges under five articles of the Criminal Code:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 290 of the Criminal Code — Threat to commit an act of terrorism


On June 26, 2022, the KGB put Salmanovich on the list of persons involved in terrorist activities.

On September 20, 2022, the Brest Regional Court started hearings into the criminal case of the political prisoner. On September 30, the court found Salmanovich guilty and sentenced him to ten years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony, and ordered a fine of 6,400 Belarusian rubles ($2,500).

 

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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