Maksim Babich

college student, minor, sentenced to 3 years of home confinement, released

Date of birth: 26 August 2003

Date of detention: 19 October 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: 3 years

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

Judge: Maryna Zapasnik

Maksim Babich

Maksim Babich is a minor student of Minsk State Automotive College. He is charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them) for the events of October 13, when protesters blocked a road in the Serabranka district of Minsk.

Maksim has a heart condition.

On December 22, 2020, the Lieninski District Court of Minsk sentenced Maksim Babich to three years of restricted liberty (“home imprisonment”). The minor was released from custody in the courtroom.

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