Hanna Baran

sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison; released after serving full sentence

Date of birth: 1 December 1978

Date of detention: 13 October 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 15 February 2023

Judge: Katsiaryna Ramashka

Prosecutor: Aliaksei Baranouski, Vadzim Bahatka

Hanna Baran was detained on October 13, 2021, in Pružany, Brest region, as a defendant in the high profile "round dance protest" case in Brest. The woman was remanded in custody before the trial.

On November 15, 2021, the Brest District Court sentenced Hanna Baran to 18 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

In late February 2022, she was transferred to penal colony #4 in Homieĺ.

Hanna Baran served her full sentence and was released on February 15, 2023.


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