Valiantsin Panasik

sentenced to 6 years


Date of birth: 2 February 1988

Date of detention: 5 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Valeryi Ramanouski

Prosecutor: Valeryi Varantsou

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

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

Valiantsin Panasik sentenced to six years in prison for publications on social networks containing calls for street protests, active resistance in case of their suppression;

He was arrested on August 5, 2021. Valiantsin was accused of committing three criminal offenses: under Part 1 of Art. 293 (Mass Riots); according to Part 1 of Art. 130 (Incitement to hatred), and under Part 1 of Art. 342 ("Organization and preparation of actions grossly violating public order, or active participation in them).

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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