Dzmitry Buyvidovich

sentenced to 2 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 26 August 1993

Date of detention: 23 November 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Lidziya Tselitsa

Dzmitryi Buividovich is a developer at the ICON GAMES studio. He was arrested in late November 2022 for participating in the 2020 post-election protests and posting offensive comments.

He was placed in remand prison #1 in Minsk under Article 342 of the Criminal Code ('Active participation in group actions grossly disrupting public order').

The case hearing occurred on March 16, 2023, in the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk. Judge Lidziya Tselitsa found Dzmitryi Buividovich guilty and sentenced him to two years and six months of restricted freedom under home confinement.

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