Dzmitryi Matusevich

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 2 November 1992

Date of detention: 18 January 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols

Sentence: 2 years

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

Judge: Dzmitryi Razumovich

Dzmitryi Matusevich was detained for setting fire to the state flag of Belarus and charged under Article 370 of the Criminal Code (desecrating state symbols). He is being held in a pre-trial detention center pending trial.

On June 10, 2022, Orša and Orša district court heard the case. Judge Dzmitryi Razumovich found Dzmitryi guilty and sentenced him to two years of restricted freedom in an open-type penitentiary.

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