Uladzimir Varashen

Prisoner

Date of birth: 17 January 1965

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 366 of the Criminal Code — Violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Art. 367 of the Criminal Code — Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Viktar Sianko

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

Uladzimir Varashen was convicted in Hrodna Regional Court under Part 2 of Article 366 of the Criminal Code (violence or threat against an official performing official duties or another person performing a public duty), Part 2 of Article 367 (slander against Lukashenka), Article 369 (insulting a government official), Part 1 of Article 368 (insulting Lukashenka), Part 1 of Article 130 (incitement of racial, national, religious or other social enmity or discord). The case was heard by Judge Viktar Sianko from February 5 to March 4, 2024.

On March 29, 2024, he was added to the list of Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens and stateless persons involved in extremist activities.

 

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