Vadzim Saskavets


Date of birth: 3 November 1986

Date of detention: 19 January 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Vera Halaukova

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

Vadzim Saskavets was convicted by Minsk City Court for incitement to hatred under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code. The case was considered by Judge Vera Halaukova on April 26 and 27, 2023.

      On July 14, 2023, Saskavets was included in the list of individuals involved in extremist activities, which includes citizens of Belarus, foreign citizens, and stateless persons. 

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