sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 14 May 1989
Date of detention: 10 June 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Prison No. 4
Artur Khatsko is a resident of Minsk arrested in a criminal case of "group actions that grossly violate public order" (Article 342 of the Criminal Code).
The charge stems from calls to join protests allegedly posted on Telegram.
On September 21, 2021, the Zavodski District Court of Minsk found Artur Khatsko guilty of “organizing or actively participating in group actions that grossly violate public order” (Article 342 of the Criminal Code) and sentenced him to two years in a general-security penal colony.