web design studio director, sentenced to 2 years
Date of detention: 25 August 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: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison sentence start date: 14 March 2022
Judge: Natallia Kozel
Prosecutor: Viktar Haroshka
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 21
Hleb Koipish is director of a web design studio called "Iquadart". He was detained on August 25, 2021 in Hrodna. His home and office were searched.
He was then charged under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions that grossly violate public order).
On December 9, 2021, Hleb was sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya"). He was released from custody before serving his sentence.
On March 14, 2022, Hleb began serving his sentence in an open penal facility.