Sviatlana Sakovich

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 12 November 1976

Date of detention: 11 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Andrei Mlechka

Sviatlana Sakovich, a former MTZ foundry worker, was detained on August 11, 2022, for participating in the 2020 protests. She was placed in a pre-trial detention center under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (‘group actions that grossly violate the public order’).

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