Russian citizen, musician, sentenced to 1 year in prison
Date of detention: 10 January 2021
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code - Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Sentence: 1 year
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 3
Yauhen Piatrou is a rapper known as nokrolik who was convicted over a song he wrote. The track allegedly insulted Aliaksandr Lukashenka.
Piatrou was sentenced to one year in a penal colony under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code (insulting the president).