sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 7 July 1983
Date of detention: 29 September 2021
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — 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 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.