Yury Serabro

sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison

Date of detention: 13 August 2021

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Sniazhana Kindzeyeva

Prison: Pre-trial detention center No. 2

Yury Serabro was sentenced on August 13, 2021 to one year and six months of imprisonment in a penal colony by the Kastryčnicki District Court of Viciebsk under Part 1 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code for insulting the president.

He was found guilty of posting a comment on a social media site on March 1, 2021, which insulted Lukashenka. “A filthy creature cannot be a king, Lucifer in human form,” the comment read. Serabro said that he was emotional, because he had to look for work in another country.

Mail address: Pre-trial detention center No. 2. 210026, Viciebsk, vulica Haharyna 2

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