Mikhail Niamtsou


Date of birth: 23 May 1988

Date of detention: 8 February 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Iryna Maiko

Prison: Penal colony No. 17

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Mikhail Niamtsou was accused of 'inciting other social enmity' under Part 1 of Art. 130 of the Criminal Code, and of insulting the president (Part 1, Art. 368).

The case was heard by the judge Iryna Maiko.

The trial lasted from October 6.

On 14 November 2022, the Minsk Regional Court completed the trial. Taking into account the evidence presented by the state prosecutor, the judicial panel for criminal cases of the Minsk Regional Court issued a guilty verdict. Based on Part 1 of Art. 130 and Part 1 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, Niamtsou was finally sentenced to three (3) years of imprisonment in a general regime colony, based on totality of the crimes.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 17. 213004, Škloŭ, vulica 1-ja Zavodskaja 8

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