Pavel Mazko

sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

Date of birth: 21 October 2002

Date of detention: 23 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Aliaksandr Semianchuk

Prosecutor: Fiodar Liashok, Andrei Manko

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

Godparent: Catherine Ardagh, member of the Seanad Éireann

Pavel Mazko is a resident of Brest, a defendant in a criminal case under Art. 293 of the Criminal Code (participation in riots), which was opened after the August 2020 post-election protests.

Prior to his detention, Pavel designed clothes, volunteered, and supported people with disabilities and children in orphanages.

Mazko had been on bail since January, but on March 23, 2021, he was interrogated and detained.

On November 8, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced the political prisoner to 3 ½ years in a general-security penal colony on charges under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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