Dzmitry Furmanau

member of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's nomination group, sentenced to 2 years in prison, released

Date of birth: 30 June

Date of detention: 29 May 2020

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 October 2021

Judge: Volha Bekushava

Prosecutor: Mikita Myslivets

Dzmitry Furmanau is a member of the nomination group of presidential nominee Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. He was detained during an election picket in Hrodna on May 29. Furmanau faced charges under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order).

On June 2, 2021, Judge Volha Bekushava of the Kastryčnicki District Court of Hrodna sentenced Dzmitry Furmanau to two years in a general-security penal colony.

Furmanau was released on October 21, 2021.

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