Sviatlana Paluektava

sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 27 February 1986

Date of detention: 3 May 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Alena Novikava

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

In July 2023, Sviatlana Paluektava was convicted under Article 342 ('Organization and preparation of or active participation in actions grossly disrupting public order'), Article 368 ('Contempt of the president of Belarus'), and Article 369 ('Contempt of a public official') of the Criminal Code and sentenced to two years and six months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 4. 246035, Homieĺ, vulica Antoshkina 3

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