Volha Alianiuk

sentenced to 1 year imprisonment

Date of birth: 27 April 1967

Date of detention: 14 March 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Maryna Skalkovich

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Volha Alianiuk is from Brest. She was arrested on March 14, 2023, and placed in remand prison #7 in Brest.

On April 12, 2023, Judge Maryna Skalkovich heard the case in the Maskoŭski District Court of Brest. Volha Alianiuk was convicted under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code (Contempt of the President of Belarus) and sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Volha Alianiuk was accused of having written two comments on a video with Lukashenka in a Facebook community on May 24, 2021. In her comments, she called Lukashenka a "sick person" and a "schizophrenic".

Mail address: Penal colony No. 4. 246035, Homieĺ, vulica Antoshkina 3

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