Dzmitry Siniuta


Date of birth: 7 December 1993

Date of detention: 11 September 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code — Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 28 November 2023

Judge: Aliaksei Khlyshchankou, Mikalai Hryntsevich

Dzmitry Siniuta was sentenced to imprisonment under Parts 1 and 2 of Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code (promoting extremist activities), Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code (inciting racial, national, religious or other social hatred), Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting Lukashenka).

The trial took place in the Homieĺ Regional Court on September 5, 2023. Judge Aliaksei Khlyshchankou considered the case in a closed court session.

      On December 8, 2023, he was added to the list of citizens of Belarus, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.

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