Feliks Zhylinski


Date of birth: 23 November 1964

Date of detention: 10 June 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison: Penal colony No. 3

Feliks Zhylinski was an election observer in 2020. He prepared letters to the prosecutor's office regarding the election falsification. In 2020, he was detained for distributing leaflets.

Zhylinski was arrested on June 10, 2021 in Grodno. When being detained, he was severely beaten.

In September 2021, he was convicted under Part 1 of Art. 13 and Art. 364 (threat of violence), Art. 364 (violence against law enforsement officers), Art. 368 (insulting Lukashenka), and under a dubious charge of possession of pornography (Art. 343 of the Criminal Code). He was sentenced to four years of imprisonment in a penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 3. 211322, Viciebsk region, Vićba

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