Dzmitryi Beliamuk

sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 29 March 1985

Date of detention: 17 February 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Ruslana Sianko

Prosecutor: Aliaksandr Batsiushka

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

Dzmitryi Beliamuk was charged under three articles of the Criminal Code: Part 1 of Article 368 ('Contempt of the president of Belarus'), Article 369 ('Contempt of a public official'), and Part 1 of Article 130 ('Incitement to racial, national, religious or other social hatred or enmity').

According to the Viasna branch in Brest, Beliamuk was taken into custody in mid-February 2023.

On June 28, 2023, the Brest Regional Court sentenced Dzmitryi Beliamuk to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony and 100 base fines (3,700 Belarusian rubles or $1,166 as of August 8, 2023). Judge Ruslana Sianko conducted the trial was, with Aliaksandr Batsiushka as the state prosecutor.

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