Illia Hahiyeu

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of detention: 11 March 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: 3 years

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

Judge: Yuliya Blizniuk

Prosecutor: Alina Kasiyanchyk

Illia Hahiyeu was convicted by the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.

The charge stems from his involvement in a post-eleciton protest of August 10, 2020.

According to the prosecution, Hahiyeu shouted slogans, applauded loudly, and moved along the street, thus blocking traffic.

The convict was released in the courtroom to wait for an appeal hearing.

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