Ivan Kuziur

sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 7 July 1983

Date of detention: 29 September 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting a government official

Sentence: 2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 6 March 2023

Judge: Mikalai Stasevich

Ivan Kuziur

Ivan Kuziur was detained in Brest for publishing comments on the Internet in connection with the deaths of IT worker Andrei Zeltser and KGB agent Dzmitry Fedasiuk.

On September 12, 2022, the Ivanava District Court sentenced political prisoner Ivan Kuziur to 24 months of imprisonment and a fine of 3,200 Belarusian roubles ($1,300). He was found guilty of ‘insulting a government official’ (Article 369 of the Criminal Code) with his comments on the death of Andrei Zeltser posted online.

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