Ihar Bialash

Date of birth: 27 May 1991

Date of detention: 23 November 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” 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: 22 May 2023

Judge: Yauhen Yerafeyeu

Ihar Bialash was convicted on November 23, 2021, for participating in a protest action in Zhlobin, Gomel region, on August 9, 2020, under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code ('Active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order'), and sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment. He was taken into custody in the courtroom.

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