Natallia Chavusava


Former prisoner

Date of birth: 23 October 1980

Date of detention: 9 January 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 22 June 2023

Date of release: 30 March 2024

Judge: Katsiaryna Razhmanava

Natallia Chavusava was convicted by the Kryčaŭ District Court (Mahilioŭ region) under Part 2 of Article 367 of the Criminal Code ('Defamation against the president of Belarus'). Judge Katsiaryna Razhmanava tried the case on March 28, 2023.

On July 7, 2023, Natallia Chavusava was included in the 'List of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons involved in extremist activities'.

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