sentenced to 5 years in prison
Date of detention: 13 September 2020
Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of riots
Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Participation in riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 5 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Viktoryia Shabunia
Prosecutor: Artsiom Tsviatkou
Prison: Prison No. 4
Uladzislau Barysau was detained on September 13, 2020. He was beaten during arrest and his house was searched. Barysau was then sentenced to 13 days of administrative detention, but was not released after he served the sentence.
Barysau was charged under Parts 1 and 2 of Article 293 (organization and participation in mass riots), as well as Article 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).
On July 19, 2021, Judge Viktoryia Shabunia of the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk sentenced Barysau to five years in a medium-security penal colony.