activist of For Freedom opposition group, sentenced to 6 years in prison
Date of birth: 19 July 1983
Date of detention: 3 September 2020
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Sentence: 6 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Yauhen Brehan
Prison: Penal colony No. 2
Ihar Salavei was detained in connection with the riots in Pinsk on August 9, 2020. Salavei was later charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.
On April 30, 2021, Judge Yauhen Brehan of the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest sentenced the defendant to 6 years in a medium-security penal colony.