Liudmila Bazhok

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 10 October 1959

Date of detention: 26 November 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 years

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

Judge: Yulyana Shcherba

Liudmila Bazhok is a 63-year-old pensioner from Minsk. She was arrested on November 26, 2022, for participating in the protests. It is known that the woman needs help and support. First, she was detained for 11 days. Later she was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code ('Active participation in group actions grossly disrupting public order').

The case of the political prisoner was heard in the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk. On March 16, 2023, Judge Yulyana Shcherba sentenced Liudmila Bazhok to 24 months of restricted freedom under home confinement.

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