Aliaksandr Yunitski

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of detention: 21 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Judge: Halina Hulevich

Prosecutor: Dzianis Ramanchykau

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 24

Aliaksandr Yunitski was sentenced on June 11, 2021 to two years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”) by the Svietlahorsk District Court under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code for insulting a police officer in online comments.

In August 2020, Yunitski posted a one-word comment “scum” as areaction to a post on the Odnoklassniki social media, which argued that police inspector Major Andrei Bahrayonak participated in the dispersal of peaceful assemblies and fined motorists for honking in solidarity with the protesters.

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 24. 230025, Grodno, Lidskaya str. 29 b

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