Dzmitry Paliyenka, former political prisoner and Amnesty International’s prisoner of conscience, has been sentenced to three years of “restricted freedom,” after a highly controversial trial at the Minsk City Court. The sentence will be reduced to 10 months, considering a recent amnesty and the defendant’s stay in pre-trial detention. The activist was released in the […]
Dzmitry Palijenka is a Belarusian anarchist detained on March 20, 2019. He was charged under four articles: aggravated hooliganism (part 3 of article 339) – for a domestic conflict, when he peppersprayed a drunkard who was annoying Dzmitry; inciting other social discord (article 130) – for several pictures on social networks; as well as desecration […]
Dzmitry Palijenka was detained on March 20, 2019 on suspicion of committing a crime under part 3 of Article 339 of the Criminal Code (“Extremely gross misconduct”). He was accused of pepper spraying a drunk man at the entrance of the block of flats where the activist was expecting a friend. The man tried to […]
Critical Mass on 29 April in Minsk ended up with 6 people detained and a criminal case against one of it’s participants. Dmitry Polienko is accused of violence against policeman and others charged with minor offenses. The trials for minor offenses are schedules for 12 and 16 may.