List of political prisoners

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List of political prisoners

1. Mikalai Autukhovich – detained on 8 February 2009, on 6 May 2010 was sentenced to 5 years and 2 months   in high-security prison by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus under part 3 of Article 295 of the Republic of Belarus (unlawful actions with firearms, ammunition and explosives). On 17 January 2012 was tried for alleged violations of the prison regime. The regime of the punishment was toughened, as a result of which Mr. Autukhovich was transferred from penal colony #5 in Ivatsevichy to cell-type prison #1 in Hrodna.

2. Andrei Sannikau – detained on 20 December 2010. On 14 May 2011 was sentenced to 5 years in high-security prison by the Partyzanski District Court of Minsk under part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (organization of mass riots which were accompanied with personal violence, pogroms, arsons, defilement of property and armed resistance to public agents). Is serving his term in penal colony #3 in Vitsebsk.

3. Mikalai Statkevich – detained on 20 December 2010. On 26 May 2011 was was sentenced to 6 years in high-security prison by the Partyzanski District Court of Minsk under part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (organization of mass riots which were accompanied with personal violence, pogroms, arsons, defilement of property and armed resistance to public agents). On 12 January 2012 was tried for alleged violations of the prison regime. The regime of the punishment was toughened, as a result of which Mr. Statkevich was transferred from penal colony #17 in Shklou to cell-type prison #4 in Mahiliou.

4. Zmitser Bandarenka – detained on 20 December 2010. On 27 April 2011 was sentenced to 2 years in ordinary prison by the Pershamaiski District Court of Minsk under part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate the public order or active participation in them). Is serving his term in penal colony #15 in Mahiliou.

5. Pavel Seviarynets – detained on 20 December 2010. On 16 May 2011 was sentenced to 3 years of personal restraint by the Zavadski District Court under part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate the public order or active participation in them). Is serving his term in open-type prison facility #7 in the village of Kuplin.

6. Zmitser Dashkevich – detained on 18 December 2010. On 24 April 2011 was sentenced to 2 years in ordinary prison by the Maskouski District Court of Minsk under part 3 of Article 339 (especially malignant hooliganism). Is serving his term in penal colony #13 in Hlybokaye.

7. Eduard Lobau – detained on 18 December 2010. On 24 April 2011 was sentenced to 4 years in high-security prison by the Maskouski District Court of Minsk under part 3 of Article 339 (especially malignant hooliganism). Is serving his term in penal colony #22 in Ivatsevichy.

8. Siarhei Kavalenka – detained on 22 December 2011 within the framework of a criminal case instigated under Article 415 of the Criminal Code (violation of the regime of personal restraint). On 14 May 2010 had been sentenced to 3 years of personal restraint without direction to an open penitentiary institution by the Kastrychnitski District Court of Vitsebsk under part 1 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code (intentional actions which grossly violate the public order). Is keeping a hunger-strike in custody.

9. Ales Bialiatski – detained on 4 August 2011. On 24 November 2011 was sentenced to 4 years and 6 months by the Pershamaiski District Court of Minsk in high-security prison with confiscation of assents under part 2 of Article 243 of the Criminal Code (concealment of profits on an especially large scale). Is kept in prison #8 in Zhodzina.

10. Mikalai Dziadok – detained on 3 September 2010. On 27 May 2011 was sentenced to 4 years and 6 months of imprisonment by the Zavadski District Court of Minsk under part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism). Is serving his term in penal colony #15 in Mahiliou.

11. Ihar Alinevich – detained on 29 November 2010. On 27 May 2011 was sentenced to 8 years in high-security prison by the Zavadski District Court of Minsk under part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism), parts 2 and 3 of Article 218 of the Criminal Code (defilement of property in a generally dangerous way and on an especially large scale). Is serving his term in penal colony # 10 in Navapolatsk.

12. Aliaksandr Frantskevich – detained on 3 September 2010. On 27 May 2011 was sentenced to 3 years in high-security prison by the Zavadski District Court of Minsk under part 2 of Article 351 (intentional destruction of computer information) and part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism). Is serving his term in penal colony #22 in Ivatsevichy.

13. * Yauhen Vaskovich – detained on 17 January 2011. On 18 May 2011 was sentenced to 7 years in high-security prison by the Babruisk District and City Court under part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism) and part 2 of Article 218 (especially large-scale defilement of property). Is serving his term in prison #17 in Shklou.On 12 October 2011 was tried for alleged violation of the prison regime. As a result, the prison regime was toughened and Mr. Vaskovich was transferred from penal colony #15 in Mahiliou to prison #4 in Mahiliou.

14. * Artsiom Prakapenka – detained on 17 January 2011. On 18 May 2011 was sentenced to 7 years in high-security prison by the Babruisk District and City Court under part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism) and part 2 of Article 218 (especially large-scale defilement of property). Is serving his term in prison #17 in Shklou.

15. * Pavel Syramalotau – detained on 17 January 2011. On 18 May 2011 was sentenced to 7 years in high-security prison by the Babruisk District and City Court under part 2 of Article 339 (malignant hooliganism) and part 2 of Article 218 (especially large-scale defilement of property). Is serving his term in penal colony #19 in Mahiliou.

* Actions of these persons contain traits of an offence, but its qualification is considered as unfair and the imposed penalty is excessive. We believe that they have already served enough time in prison for their deeds and their further imprisonment is politically motivated.


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