Yuryi Hryher

musician, charges dismissed, released

Date of birth: 25 December 1962

Date of detention: 3 June 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official

Sentence: Charges dismissed

Date of release: 3 August 2022

Judge: Ruslan Huryn

Yuryi Hryher

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.

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