Volha Charniak

served full term, released

Date of birth: 6 December 1998

Date of detention: 30 November 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: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 20 August 2022

Judge: Volha Dubovik

Prosecutor: Yuliya Zhuk

Volha Charniak was convicted of ‘participating in group actions that grossly violated the public order’ (Article 342 of the Criminal Code) and sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment for participating in a protest in Maladziečna on August 9, 2020.

Charniak served her sentence in full and was released on August 20, 2022.

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