5 Death Sentences Handed Down In Belarus In 2017 – Supreme Court Of Belarus

Belarusian courts handed down five death sentences and three life sentences in 2017. Belarus is the only country in Europe still applying death penalty. The information was made public by Belarusian Supreme Court First Deputy Chairman Valery Kalinkovich. “Five people received death sentences and three people got life sentences in 2017,” Kalinkovich said at a press conference in Minsk on Wednesday, 31 January. Who are they? On March 17, the Gomel regional court sentenced the 32-year-old resident of Narovly to death. Alexey Mikhalenya killed two pensioners. At trial, the man said that he had come to his neighbours to ask … Continue reading 5 Death Sentences Handed Down In Belarus In 2017 – Supreme Court Of Belarus