The case of the political prisoner is being considered by the judge of the Chyhunachny district court of Homel Siarhei Maltsau, Homelskaya Viasna reports.

She was accused of "malicious disobedience to the colony administration."

The court hearing is being held in prison.

Therefore, visitors who do not have the right to enter the territory of the colony cannot be present.

In late March, a criminal case under Part 1 of Art.

411 of the Criminal Code (willful disobedience to the requirements of the penitentiary administration).

This is the second case when the administration of Homel colony № 4 initiates a criminal case against political prisoners.

European Belarus activist Palina Sharenda-Panasyuk was recently convicted under this article.

Political prisoner Victoria Kulsha was detained on November 4, 2020.

She was charged under Part 1 and Part 2 of Art.

342 of the Criminal Code (Organization of group actions, grossly violating public order and preparation or training of such activities) and sentenced to 2.5 years in prison.

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