Maksim Mikulich

sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

Date of detention: 17 August 2021

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 in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Alena Kaptsevich

Prosecutor: Mikalai Dziatsel

Prison: Released awaiting the commencement of the sentence

Maksim Mikulich was arrested on August 17, 2021, together with former riot police officer Maksim Klimovich for participating in last year's protests.

Mikulich was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization or active participation in group actions, grossly violating public order).

On November 29, 2021, the Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced Mikulich to three years of restricted freedom in an open penitentoary ("khimya"). The political prisoner was released to wait for an appeal hearing.

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