Katsiaryna Batura

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of restricted freedom

Date of birth: 11 October 1988

Date of detention: 28 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 368 of the Criminal Code β€” Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")

Prison sentence start date: 1 August 2022

Date of release: 15 September 2023

Katsiaryna Batura was convicted of ‘insulting the president’ under Article 368 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to two and a half years of restricted freedom in an open-type penal facility.

She has started to serve her sentence.

On September 15, 2023, Katsiaryna was released from jail.


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