Ivan Hubchyk

sentenced to 4 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 13 April 1987

Date of detention: 15 January 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: 4 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a maximum-security penal colony

Ivan Hubchyk was convicted under Article 130 of the Criminal Code (inciting hatred) based on videos posted on TicToc, where he speculates on the causes of the authorities' brutality, appeals to the authorities to think about the future, and appeals to protesters not to use excessive violence, especially against low-level members of the law enforcement agencies. Ivan was sentenced to 4.5 years of imprisonment in a high-security penal colony.

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