Illia Davydzenka


Date of birth: 6 October 1998

Date of detention: 2 February 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Katser

Prison: Penal colony No. 22

On 15 September, the Maskoŭski District Court of Minsk passed a sentence on five prisoners: Illia Davydzenka was sentenced to three years in prison, Maryna Markevich – to two and a half years in prison, and Hanna Kisialiova, Viktar Khimaroda, and Maksim Matsulevich – to a year and a half of imprisonment. They were all found guilty under Art. 368 of the Criminal Code for burning an effigy of Lukashenka. Davydzenka and Markevich were also convicted of participation in a protest march (Art. 342 of the Criminal Code).

Mail address: Penal colony No. 22. 225295, Brest region, Ivacevičy, station Damanava, PO Box 20

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