Vasil Dzemidovich

sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 15 April 1952

Date of detention: 15 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
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. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge

Sentence: 6 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony

Judge: Yuryi Kazakevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 1

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

Vasil Dzemidovich was convicted of ‘insulting a government official, a judge, and the president’ under Articles 369, 391, and 368 of the Criminal Code and ‘organization of riots’ under Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code. The charges stemmed from Dzemidovich’s statements posted on social networks. He was sentenced to six years of imprisonment in a penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 1. 211440, Navapolack, vulica Techničnaya 8

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