Volha Salamenik

sentenced to 7 1/2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 29 July 1967

Date of detention: 2 March 2021

Charges indicted:

Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Participation in riots
Art. 356 of the Criminal Code — High treason

Sentence: 7 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Valiantsina Ziankevich

Prison: Penal colony No. 4

Volha Salamenik was convicted under Part 1 of Article 356 ('Treason') and Part 2 of Article 295 ('Illegal actions with firearms, ammunition, and explosives') of the Criminal Code. The details of the case are unknown, as the trial was held behind closed doors, and the criminal case is classified.

It is known that Volha Salamenik was kept in the KGB remand prison for a year, where she was on a hunger strike. Then she was transferred to remand prison # 1 in Minsk.

On February 24, 2023, Volha Salamenik and Uladzimir Tryfanau were added to the 'List of extremists'.

On October 26, 2022, the Minsk City Court sentenced the political prisoner to seven years and six months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony. Judge Valiantsina Ziankevich tried the case.

It is known that Volha Salamenik was transferred to women's penal colony #4 in Homieĺ.

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

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