Vital Brukh

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 19 October 1987

Date of detention: 13 May 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Dzmitry Shuryn

Prosecutor: Mikhail Yushchuk, Stsiapan Liashok

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 48

Vital Brukh is a defendant in the Brest "dancing protest" trial opened after the events of September 13, 2020, when the protesters danced at an intersection and were dispersed by a water cannon.

Brukh was charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order).

On February 25, 2021, the Lieninski District Court of Brest sentenced Vital Brukh to 1 1/2 years in an open correctional facility ("khimiya").

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 48. 213765, Asipovičy, vulica Sumchanki 38

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