Hleb Koipish

web design studio director, sentenced to 2 years

Date of birth: 11 August 1985

Date of detention: 25 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” 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 sentence start date: 14 March 2022

Date of release: 26 June 2023

Judge: Natallia Kozel, Anatol Strelchanka

Prosecutor: Viktar Haroshka

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.

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