Yury Tashkinau

Prisoner

Date of birth: 25 March 1982

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 361-2 of the Criminal Code — Financing the activities of an extremist group

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Piskunou

Godparent: Hanna Steinmüller is a Member of the Bundestag for Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Yury Tashkinau was accused of Incitement to hatred (Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code) and Financing the activities of an extremist group (Article 361-2 of the Criminal Code).

On August 17, 2023, Tashkinau was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. The case was considered by Judge Aliaksandr Piskunou in Homieĺ Regional Court in a closed session.

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