sentenced to 2 years in prison, served his sentence, released
Date of birth: 12 May 1994
Date of detention: 19 October 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Date of release: 2 May 2022
Judge: Aliaksandr Siarhei
Prosecutor: Ina Zubko
Statement on the status of a political prisoner
Godparent: Carl-Julius Cronenberg, Member of the German Bundestag
Ivan Bahdzevich was detained by riot police on October 19 in the village of Rybcy, Puchavičy district. He was charged under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in mass riots in Minsk).
On June 23, 2021, the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk sentenced the political prisoner to two years in a general-security penal colony. He was found guilty under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code.
Ivan served his sentence in full and was released from prison on May 2, 2022.