Dzmitryi Dziameshka

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 3 August 1985

Date of detention: 29 September 2021

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: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison: Released awaiting the commencement of the sentence

Dzmitry Dziameshka was detained in Navalukomĺ for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk. 

In September 2022 the political prisoner was convicted of ‘insulting the President’, ‘insulting a government official’, and ‘inciting hatred’ under Articles 368, 369, and 130 of the Criminal Code. Dziameshka was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open-type correctional facility. During the trial, it became known that a month before the hearing of his case, Dziameshka's preventive measure was changed from detention to house arrest. The political prisoner was released in the courtroom awaiting the commencement of the sentence.

Mail address: Released awaiting the commencement of the sentence.

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