Pavel Nazdra


Former prisoner

Date of birth: 28 November 1976

Date of detention: 11 May 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 361-4 of the Criminal Code β€” Promoting extremist activities

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 26 January 2024

Judge: Liudmila Hrynko

Pavel Nazdra

Pavel Nazdra was detained on charges of facilitating extremist activities under Article 361-4 of the Criminal Code for sending a photo of Russian military equipment to Bielaruski hajun Telegram channel.

Pavel is known for being a representative of the Green Watch eco-initiative in Mazyr. He ran a number of environmental actions and initiatives in the city, which were also attended by representatives of the authorities. Pavel Nazdra is also one of the co-founders of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party.

On 15 September 2022, Pavel was sentenced to two years of imprisonment.

He was released from prison on January 26, 2024.


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