member of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's nomination group, sentenced to 6 years in prison
Date of birth: 2 June 1981
Date of detention: 27 September 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 292 of the Criminal Code – Takeover of buildings and structures
Sentence: 6 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou
Prosecutor: Mikushyn, Astapenka
Prison: Penal colony No. 15
Godparent: Sabine Grützmacher, member of the German Bundestag
Dzmitry Ivashkou, a member of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's nomination group, was detained during a peaceful protest in Homieĺ on September 27, 2020.
He was later transferred to Minsk: first to the temporary detention facility, and then to the pre-trial detention center.
Ivashkou was charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code, "mass riots".
On May 4, 2021, Judge Aliaksei Khlyshchankou of the Čyhunačny District Court of Homieĺ found the activist guilty under Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots) and under Article 292 of the Criminal Code (seizure of buildings). Ivashkou was sentenced to 6 years in a medium-security penal colony.