Aliaksandr Hrydziushka

sentenced to 4 years of imprisonment in penal colony


Date of birth: 25 April 1965

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 295 of the Criminal Code — Unlawful acts against firearms, ammunition and explosives
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 4 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Anzhela Kastsiukevich

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Aliaksandr Hrydziushka was sentenced to four years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony under four articles of the Criminal Code:

  • Part 1 of Art. 130 ('Inciting social enmity or strife')
  • Part 2 of Art. 295 ('Unlawful acts in relation to firearms')
  • Part 1 of Art. 368 ('Insulting the president of Belarus')
  • Art. 369 ('Insulting a government official')

The decision on the case was made in late December 2022 by the judge of the Minsk City Court Anzhela Kastsiukevich.

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