Yauhen Kuzmiankou

sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison

Date of detention: 13 July 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 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Siarhei Shatsila

Prosecutor: Chabatarou

Prison: Penal colony No. 14

Yauhen Kuzmiankou is a resident of Minsk convicted under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order).

According to the case file, on August 9, 2020, Kuzmiankou was in central Minsk, where he, being intoxicated and acting in a group of people, took part in actions that "grossly violated public order". In particular, he publicly shouted slogans and loudly clapped his hands. He was also accused of participating in the protest held on September 6.

At the August rally, Kuzmiankou was wounded by a rubber bullet.

In October 2021, he was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in a general-security penal colony.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 14. 222125, Minsk region, Barysaŭ district, s.n.p. Navasady, vulica Miru 1a

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