Yauhen Bantsevich

sentenced to 2 years

Date of birth: 27 May 1993

Date of detention: 4 November 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 4 November 2021

Date of release: 20 October 2023

Yauhen Bantsevich was sentenced to 24 months of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary under Article 368 of the Criminal Code (Insulting the President).

On November 4, 2021, he started to serve his sentence.

According to human rights defenders, Bantsevich was scheduled to be released in the autumn of 2023.


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