Palina Palavinka

Date of birth: 22 August 1989

Date of detention: 2 June 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 369-1 of the Criminal Code — Discrediting Belarus

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 1 March 2023

Judge: Natallia Buhuk

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Palina and Dzmitry Luksha

Palina Palavinka was detained on 2 June 2022 in a criminal case under article 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order), and article 369-1 (discrediting Belarus).

Palina is the wife of political prisoner and journalist Dzmitry Luksha, who is imprisoned for the same crimes.

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

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