Viktar Karnienka

sentenced to 3 1/2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 24 December 1974

Date of detention: 7 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 3 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Iryna Tsiaplova

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

Viktar Karnienka was sentenced in a closed-door hearing to three and a half years of imprisonment in a regular-security penal colony under Part 1 of Article 368 and Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code for insulting Aliaksandr Lukashenka and ‘inciting other social hatred’.

Judge Iryna Tsiaplova considered the case.

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