sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment
Date of birth: 12 August 1978
Date of detention: 20 April 2022
Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code — Organization of riots
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred
Sentence: 8 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony
Judge: Dzmitryi Bubenchyk
Prison: Penal colony No. 2
Yuryi Zhukouski was sentenced by the Hrodna District Court to eight years of imprisonment in a medium-security penal colony under Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (organization of riots), Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code (disorderly conduct), Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code (inciting hatred), and Part 1 of Article 368 (insulting the president) for calls on the Internet to participate in protest actions, resistance to the authorities, participation in a peaceful assembly and insulting Lukashenka.
On June 10, 2022, the KGB put Zhukouski on its list of "persons involved in terrorist activities".