Dzianis Salahub

sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment


Date of birth: 19 June 1992

Date of detention: 30 April 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 31 August 2023

Judge: Natallia Kozel

Prison: Penal colony No. 2

On June 27, 2023, the Lieninski District Court of Hrodna convicted Dzianis Salahub under Part 1 of Article 368 ('Contempt of the president of Belarus'), Article 369 ('Contempt of a public official'), and Part 1 of Article 342 ('Organization and preparation of actions grossly disrupting public order or active participation in them') of the Criminal Code. Judge Natallia Kozel sentenced Salahub to 24 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony, along with 100 base fines (that is 3,700 Belarusian rubles or approx. $1,224) and 4,500 rubles (approx. $1,488) of compensation for moral damage to the victims.

Mail address: Penal colony No. 2. 213800, Babrujsk, vulica Sikorskaha 1

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