Ksenia Syramalot

student, spokeswoman for the Belarusian Students' Association, volunteer of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 19 December 1999

Date of detention: 12 November 2020

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: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Maryna Fiodarava

Prosecutor: Anastasiya Maliko, Raman Chabatarou

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Ksenia Syramalot

Ksenia Syramalot is a student of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Belarusian State University, spokeswoman for the Belarusian Students' Association, volunteer of the Human Rights Center "Viasna". She was detained on November 12 as part of a criminal case under Art. 342 part 1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus (organization or participation in group actions that gravely breach public order). Her apartment was searched. Ksenia was initially held in the KGB pre-trial prison.

On July 16, 2021, Syramalot was sentenced to two years and six months in prison.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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