Yury Prakharenka


Date of detention: 7 July 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 391 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a judge

Penalty: compulsory psychiatric treatment

Yury Prakharenka, a citizen from Homieĺ, was charged under Articles 369, 368 and 391 of the Criminal Code for insulting a representative of the authorities, insulting the President and insulting a judge, accordingly.

The man was charged with insulting 23 persons, including Aliaksandr Lukashenka, government officials, police officers and prosecutors.

As a result, Yury Prakharenka was sentenced to compulsory psychiatric treatment.

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