Ihar Zhuk


Date of birth: 11 July 1989

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 2 years

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

Judge: Natallia Horbach

Prison: Open correctional facility No. 55

Ihar Zhuk worked as a machinist operating woodworking machines in a closed joint-stock company. 

On November 9, 2023, Judge Natallia Horbach found him guilty of insulting Lukashenka under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code. Ihar was sentenced to two years of restricted freedom and sent to an open penal facility ("khimiya").

      On December 1, 2023, he was added to the list of individuals involved in extremist activities, which includes Belarusian citizens, foreign citizens, and stateless persons.


Mail address: Open correctional facility No. 55. 220021, Minsk, vulica Sacyjalistyčnaja, 7

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