Natallia Lashch

former Prosecutor's Office employee

Date of birth: 24 April 1993

Date of detention: 17 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 179 of the Criminal Code — Illegal collection and dissemination of information about private life

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 20 June 2023

Judge: Anatol Dabradzei

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Godparent: Charles Margue, Member of the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Natallia Lashch is a former Prosecutor's Office employee, who was detained in August 2022 as part of the criminal case of leaking data to the Black Book of Belarus, a Telegram channel that exposes personal data of government and security officials involved in repression. She is charged with ‘incitement of hatred’ under Article 130 of the Criminal Code and placed in pre-trial detention center.

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

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