Yauhen Rapin

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom, released

Date of detention: 20 June 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: Maksim Trusevich

Prosecutor: Iryna Zubko

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 21

Yauhen Rapin, a resident of Minsk, worked at the market in Ždanovičy as a loader, married, father of three young children. He was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom in an open-type correctional facility for committing group actions that grossly violate public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

Rapin was accused of participating in a protest on 4 October 2020 and striking a CCTV camera near the detention center in Akrescin street.

He started serving his sentence in June 2021.

On September 16, 2021, he was pardoned and released.

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