Andrei Dubrouski

Date of birth: 20 May 1973

Date of detention: 29 July 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

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

Prison sentence start date: 29 July 2022

Judge: Mikalai Talashka

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 36

Andrei Dubrouski (born in Krasnaselsky, Grodno region), was accused of insulting Lukashenka (Article 368 of the Criminal Code). The Vaukavysk District Court heard his case on 3 October 2022.

Andrei was tried for liking Lukashenka's portrait "with an offensive comment" in one of the groups in the Odnoklasniki social network.

First, he was sentenced to 15 days of administrative detention on July 28, for liking a photo of the peaceful rallies that took place after the 2020 presidential election, under Art. 19.11 of the Administrative Code.

During the detention, Dubrouski was accused of insulting the President of Belarus. On August 15, he was released with a prohibition to leave the country.

The judge Mikalai Talashka sentenced Dubrouski to one (1) year and six (6) months of imprisonment at an open-type correctional facility, which was half a year less than the the public prosecutor had demanded.

Andrei has been serving his sentence since 29 July 2022.

 

 

Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 36. 220039, Minsk, Korotkevicha str., 14

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