Ihar Ukhaliuk

sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom

Date of detention: 27 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 367 of the Criminal Code β€” Slander against the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 27 August 2021

Date of release: 5 September 2023

Judge: Siarhei Shatsila

Prosecutor: Hanna Shliakhtava

Ihar Ukhaliuk was sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary (“khimiya”) under Part 1 of Art. 367 of the Criminal Code for libel against the president.

The convict was sent to serve the sentence in late August 2021.

According to human rights defenders, Ihar was supposed to be released in September 2023.

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