Dzmitryi Hapaniuk

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 8 June 1990

Date of detention: 9 January 2023

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 19 May 2023

Date of release: 6 May 2024

Judge: Ihar Zhytko

Cases: Справа карагодаў

Dzmitryi Hapaniuk was detained on January 9, 2023 as a defendant in a criminal case initiated in Brest following the events of September 13, 2020, when the protesters danced on the crossroads (the so-called "round dance case").

Hapaniuk was taken into custody under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code ('Active participation in group actions grossly breaching public order').

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