Palina Martynchyk

sentenced to 3 years under home confinement

Former prisoner

Date of detention: 17 April 2022

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: Maryna Fiodarava

Palina Martynchyk, a resident of Minsk, was detained in April 2022. The pro-government Telegram channels reported that she allegedly took part in the August 2020 protests and blocked the traffic. She was charged with Article 342 of the Criminal Code (Organization or active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On June 30, 2022, a Saviecki District Court of Minsk Judge Maryna Fiodarava found Pauline guilty and sentenced her to three years of restricted freedom under home confinement.

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