Dzmitry Kubarau

UX/UI designer, sentenced to 7 years in prison

Date of birth: 15 October 1995

Date of detention: 11 August 2020

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of riots

Sentence: 7 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Dzmitry Lukashevich

Prosecutor: Alina Kasiyanchyk

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 1

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Dzmitry Kubarau was detained on suspicion of participation in "mass riots" (Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).

Kubarau was detained on August 11 and taken to the KGB prison. The same night, he was forced to sign a confession. His apartment was searched, after which security officers siezed a loudspeaker, medicines, water, IT equipment (phone, laptop), and canisters with solvent and turpentine, which were used to renovate the apartment.

Dzmitry Kubarau pleaded not guilty in court, saying that his confession was extorted by torture.

On March 24, 2021, Judge Dzmitry Lukashevich of the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk sentenced Dzmitry Kubarau to 7 years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 1. 220030, Minsk, vulica Valadarskaha 2

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