Lidziya Korshun

moderator of the Telegram channel "Žodzina for Living", released

Date of birth: 1 July

Date of detention: 27 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official

Sentence: 3 years

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

Judge: Ivan Hrynkevich

Lidziya Korshun is a moderator of the Telegram channel "Žodzina for Living".

Lidziya was detained on March 27, 2021. She was accused of coordinating neighborhood protest movements, calling for actions against the government and insulting police officers.

She faced criminal charges under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions grossly violating public order) and under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting a government official).

Korshun is the mother of a one-and-a-half-year-old child.

On July 7, the Žodzina City Court sentenced Korshun to three years of restricted freedom (home confinement, "domashniaya khimiya"). The convict was released in the courtroom.

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