Siarhei Lisouski

Date of birth: 5 March 1976

Date of detention: 13 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 364 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat of violence against an employee of the internal affairs bodies
Art. 361-1 of the Criminal Code — Creation of an extremist formation, or participation in it
Art. 289 of the Criminal Code — An act of terrorism
Art. 359 of the Criminal Code — Terrorist act against a state official or public figure
Part 1 of Art. 14 and Part 2 of Art. 357 of the Criminal Code — Attempted conspiracy to seize state power by unconstitutional means

Sentence: 20 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a high security prison

Judge: Siarhei Khrypach

Prison: Prison No. 1

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

Siarhei Lisouski, taken into custody on politically motivated arbitrary charges of terrorism under Article 289 of the Criminal Code for non-violent activities. He reportedly met with The Ministry of Internal Affairs officers and persuaded them to refuse to obey criminal orders, facilitating the relocation of those who were discharged from the service and feared prosecution.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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