Illia Duben


Date of birth: 28 September 2001

Date of detention: 18 September 2022

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: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Natallia Kachalava

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 9

Illia Duben from Zhlobin (Gomel region) was sentenced to 24 months of restriction of freedom with a refferal to an open-type penal facility for participating in a protest rally in 2020 (Article 342 of the Criminal Code). The decision was made by the judge of the Zhlobin District Court Natallia Kachalava on August 4, 2022.

The Gomel Regional Court considered the appeal of the political prisoner against the sentence on October 5, 2022.

He is serving his sentence in open-type penal facility #9.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 9. 210034, Vitebsk, street 3rd Chepinskaya, 39

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