Ina Shyrokaya

cafe manager, sentenced to 3 years under home confinement

Date of birth: 7 November 1976

Date of detention: 6 April 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Anastasiya Achalava

Ina Shyrokaya is a mother of many children. She was detained in Hrodna on March 6, 2022, and accused of participating in the 2020 protests under Article 342 of the Criminal Code ( group actions that grossly violate the public order).

In 2020 Iryna was fired from the local cafe where she worked as a manager for her civic position.

On July 26, the Lieninski District Court of Minsk found Ina Shyrokaya guilty of ‘actively participating in actions that grossly violate the public order’ under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code and sentenced her to three years of restricted freedom under home confinement.

Former Lukashenka supporter convicted of participating in protests after riot police beats up her son

On July 26, the Lieninsky District Court of Minsk found Ina Shyrokaya guilty of ‘actively participating in actions that grossly violate the public order’ under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code. Judge Anastasiya Achalava considered the case.

 

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