Artur Zhvirydouski

sentenced to 3 years in prison

Date of detention: 5 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code — Hooliganism

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison: Prison No. 1

Artur Zhvirydouski is a resident of Astraviec sentenced by the Astraviec District Court to three years of imprisonment in a penal colony under part 1 of Art. 339 (hooliganism) and Art. 370 of the Criminal Code (insulting state symbols).

Zhvirydouski was convicted of allegedly hanging a white-red-white flag on a school building in June 2021, and also painting white-red-white stripes on a stone. In addition, he allegedly removed a red-green flag from a government building.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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