Siarhei Sliazhou

sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment

Date of detention: 29 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Ruslan Tsaruk

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3

Siarhei Sliazhou was detained in Žlobin for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.

Sliazhou was charged with “insulting the president” (part 1 of Art. 368 of the CC) and “inciting social hatred” (part 1 of Art. 130 of the CС).

On November 24, 2022, Judge Ruslan Tsaruk of the Homieĺ Regional Court found Sliazhou guilty and sentenced him to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 3. 246003, Homieĺ, vulica Knižnaja 1A

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