Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 3 years
Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")
Judge: Yuliya Hustyr
Prosecutor: Maryna Prudnikava
Anatol Piatrou is a resident of Minsk convicted of "active participation in group actions that grossly violate public order."
On May 14, 2021, Judge Yuliya Hustyr of the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk sentenced Piatrou to three years of home confinement.
According to the indictment, Piatrou attended a protest on August 9, 2020, which resulted in a gross violation of public order. He joined a group of citizens who shouted "provocative slogans". Piatrou was also accused of taking sand from a flower bed and throwing it towards police officers.