Natallia Vasilevich

released awaiting sentence commencement

Date of birth: 14 August 1980

Date of detention: 15 December 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Aliaksandr Volk

Natallia Vasilevich was detained on December 15, 2021. She was charged under Art. 368 of the Criminal Code (Insulting the President) and Art. 369 of the Criminal Code (Insulting a government official).

She is being held in pre-trial detention center.

The first court hearing was held on June 7. On June 10, the state prosecutor requested to send Vasilevich to an open-type correctional facility for three years. The court found no mitigating circumstances and granted the prosecution's proposal to sentence Natallia Vasilevich to three years of freedom restriction in an open-type correctional penitentiary.

Political prisoner Natallia Vasilevich released awaiting sentence commencement

On June 14, the Saviecki District Court of Minsk considered the criminal case against Natallia Vasilevich, who was charged with insulting a government official under Article 369 of the Criminal Code and insulting the President under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code.

 

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