Nadzieya Staravoitava

Date of birth: 22 June 1976

Date of detention: 23 July 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” 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: Alena Bushava

Nadzieya Staravoitava is a teacher of the Belarusian language, candidate of philological sciences and associate professor of the Department of Belarusian and Russian Languages.

She was arrested for participating in protests in 2020.

Nadzieya was charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in actions that grossly violate public order).

On October 27, 2023, the trial strated at the Frunzenski District Court of Minsk.

The trial was presided over by Judge Alena Bushava.

On October 31, 2023, Nadzieya  was sentenced to three years of restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya").

 

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