Siarhei Hlebka

sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 8 September 1978

Date of detention: 2 March 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 309 of the Criminal Code — Intentional disrepair of a vehicle or communication lines
Art. 289 of the Criminal Code — An act of terrorism

Sentence: 11 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Anton Kolabau

Prison: Penal colony No. 8

Godparent: Brando Benifei, member of the European Parliament representing Italy

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Siarhei Hlebka was detained on the night of March 1 to 2 in Stoŭbcy together with his wife for setting logs on fire in order to prevent the movement of trains on the railroad tracks. A criminal case under Article 289 of the Criminal Code (Act of terrorism) was brought against Siarhei.

On July 7, 2022, the KGB put Siarhei Hlebka on the list of terrorists.

On 17 October 2022, the Minsk District Court sentenced the political prisoner to 11 years in a medium-security penal colony and a fine of 9,600 Belarusian rubles ($3,800). The case was considered by judge Anton Kolabau for two months in open court.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 8. 211388, Viciebskaja vobl., Orša, vul. Lienina, 195A

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