News on the topic: criminal prosecution

Three years in prison for "kicking policeman three times" at protest

09.07.2021 Three years in prison for "kicking policeman three times" at protest

The Centralny District Court of Homiel passed a sentence upon 24-year-old Pavel Larchyk. He was sentenced to three years of imprisonment.

Neighborhood chat admin sentenced to three years of house arrest

09.07.2021 Neighborhood chat admin sentenced to three years of house arrest

On July 7, a moderator of the "Žodzina for Life" group Lidziya Korshun was convicted by the Žodzina Court.

Danila Hancharou sentenced to two years in prison for six peaceful marches

09.07.2021 Danila Hancharou sentenced to two years in prison for six peaceful marches

On July 9, the Centralny District Court of Minsk pronounced the verdict of Danila Hancharou who was accused of participation in group actions that grossly violate public order (part 1 of article 342 of the Criminal Code) and complicity in such crime.

House arrest and $400 moral damages for contempt of deputy minister of internal affairs

08.07.2021 House arrest and $400 moral damages for contempt of deputy minister of internal affairs

On 8 July, Alena Novikava was sentenced by the Minsk District Court to one and a half years of restricted freedom (an equivalent of house arrest). She was accused of contempt of an official.

Man sentenced to three years of house arrest for participating in rally

07.07.2021 Man sentenced to three years of house arrest for participating in rally

Pieršamajski district court considered the criminal case against Vadzim Marchanka who was accused of active participation in the group actions grossly violating public order (part 1 of article 342 of the Criminal Code).

Minsk resident convicted of insulting and threatening with violence officers involved in torture of Mikalai Dziadok

07.07.2021 Minsk resident convicted of insulting and threatening with violence officers involved in torture of Mikalai Dziadok

On July 7, the Saviecki District Court of Minsk sentenced 35-year-old Minsk resident Yauhen Siamionau to five years in prison.

Another group of defendants in "Pinsk case" sentenced in Brest

06.07.2021 Another group of defendants in "Pinsk case" sentenced in Brest

On July 6, Brest Maskouski District Court pronounced the verdict against the second group of defendants in the criminal case of rioting in Pinsk on the night of August 9-10, 2020.

Defamation of Prosecutor General is costly: woman sentenced to restricted freedom

06.07.2021 Defamation of Prosecutor General is costly: woman sentenced to restricted freedom

On July 6, the Minsk District Court passed a sentence in a criminal case against Natallia Krasko, a 47-year-old resident of Barauliany. She was accused of libeling Prosecutor General of Belarus Andrei Shved.

Viktar Babaryka sentenced to 14 years in prison

06.07.2021 Viktar Babaryka sentenced to 14 years in prison

On 6 July, Maskouski District Court of Minsk pronounced the verdicts in the high-profile and resonant "Belgazprombank case"

"Aren't you ashamed to look people in the eye?" Sentence in Viciebsk for insulting an official

05.07.2021 "Aren't you ashamed to look people in the eye?" Sentence in Viciebsk for insulting an official

On July 5, the Pieršamajski District Court of Viciebsk pronounced its verdict in the criminal case against Siarhei Iliushenka for contempt of an official (Article 369 of the Criminal Code).

Antifascists sentenced to long terms for intimidating plainclothes police

02.07.2021 Antifascists sentenced to long terms for intimidating plainclothes police

On July 2, the Maskouski District Court of Minsk sentenced the anti-fascists accused of participation in mass riots, group actions that grossly violate the public order, as well as violence towards policemen.

Freedom restriction for two political prisoners who clenched arms at protest

02.07.2021 Freedom restriction for two political prisoners who clenched arms at protest

On 2 July, the criminal case against political prisoners Andrei Drabatovich and Vadzim Yakubouski was brought before the Centralny District Court of Minsk.

Two more women convicted for contempt of official

30.06.2021 Two more women convicted for contempt of official

On June 29, two more women were put under house arrest for insulting policemen in comments

Three years of jail for defending his mother: Siarhei Dziatsuk convicted in was passed in Homieĺ

30.06.2021 Three years of jail for defending his mother: Siarhei Dziatsuk convicted in was passed in Homieĺ

On June 30, the Centraĺny Court of Homieĺ passed a verdict in the criminal case against Siarhei Dzitsuk who is accused of violence or threat of violence against police officers.

Woman sentenced to 2 years of house arrest for evicting a "political" assistant prosecutor from her apartment

30.06.2021 Woman sentenced to 2 years of house arrest for evicting a "political" assistant prosecutor from her apartment

On June 30, the Zavadski District Court in Minsk passed a sentence upon 33-year-old Volha Sinialiova who refused to let her apartment to the assistant prosecutor of Frunzenski district of Minsk, Alina Kasjanchyk.

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