Katsiaryna Aleksiyan

released to home confinement

Date of birth: 14 November 1983

Date of detention: 15 March 2022

Charges indicted:

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

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

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

Judge: Zhanna Khvainitskaya

Katsiaryna Aleksiyan was arrested on March 15, 2022. It is known that she was charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (Organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order)/

Katsiaryna was placed in pre-trial detention center.

On June 3, 2022, Katsiaryna was sentenced to two and a half years under home confinement in the Zavadski District Court of Minsk. Judge Zhanna Khvainitskaya found her guilty under part 1 of article 342 of the Criminal Code (participation in actions that grossly violate the public order). The political prisoner was released in the courtroom.

During the trial Minsktrans sued her for ‘blocking roads’ in the amount of 22,000 rubles. The case was taken to civil proceedings.

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