Nadzeya Laptsionak


Date of birth: 24 August 1972

Date of detention: 11 May 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 361 of the Criminal Code — Calls for actions aimed at causing harm to the national security of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Katser

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Nadzeya Laptsionak was convicted by the Minsk City Court under Part 1 of Article 130 (incitement to hatred), Part 3 of Article 361 (calls for sanctions), Part 3 of Article 361-1 (participation in an extremist formation), Part 1 of Article 368 (insulting Lukashenka), Article 369 (insulting a government official) and Article 391 of the Criminal Code (insulting a judge).

The case was heard by Judge Siarhei Katser on December 11-26. The woman was sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment and a fine of 200 basic units.

It is known that Nadzeya has two adult daughters and a minor son with disabilities.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 4. 246035, Homieĺ, vulica Antoshkina 3

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