Vital Zhylinski

sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment

Prisoner

Date of birth: 8 October 1978

Date of detention: 13 January 2022

Charges indicted:

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: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Natallia Buhuk

Prison: Penal colony No. 15

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

Vital Zhylinski was detained in a criminal case on group actions grossly violating public order (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).

He was transferred to pre-trial detention center.

After six months behind bars, Vital's case was brought to court, and the charges were expanded by one more article of the Criminal Code, Article 130 (inciting hatred).

On July 18, 2022, the Minsk Municipal Court pronounced the verdict on the political prisoner. Judge Natallia Buhuk sentenced the political prisoner to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Political prisoner Vital Zhylinski sentenced to three years in jail

On July 18, 2022, the Minsk Municipal Court pronounced the verdict on the political prisoner Vital Zhylinski. The case brought under Article 342 (participation in actions that grossly violate public order) and Article 130 (incitement of hatred) of the Criminal Code had been considered since July 12. Judge Natallia Buhuk sentenced the political prisoner to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 15. 213105, Mahilioŭ, Viejna, Slaŭharadskaja šaša 183

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