musician, charges dismissed, released
Date of birth: 25 December 1962
Date of detention: 3 June 2022
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Sentence: Charges dismissed
Date of release: 3 August 2022
Judge: Ruslan Huryn
Yuryi Hryher is a musician from Hrodna. He was arrested in early June 2022 and taken into custody under Article 369 of the Criminal Code for insulting a government official in a post he published in 2020.
On August 3, 2022, the Lieninski District Court of Hrodna considered the case of the political prisoner. Judge Ruslan Huryn dismissed all charges against thim. The musician was released from custody in the courtroom.