Mikhail Hromau

trade union activist, sentenced to 2 1/2 years under home confinement

Former prisoner

Date of birth: 1 August 1986

Date of detention: 19 April 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 342 of the Criminal Code β€” Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them

Sentence: 2 1/2 years

Penalty: restricted freedom under home confinement ("domashnyaya khimiya")

Judge: Sviatlana Charapovich

Mikhail Hromau

Mikhail Hromau is a former deputy chairman of the Belarusian Radio-Electrical Manufacturing Workers' Trade Union (REM). He was arrested on April 19, 2022. Mikhail was charged and placed in pre-trial detention center. According to preliminary information, he was charged under Article 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions that grossly violate the public order).

On November 25, Judge Sviatlana Charapovich of the Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk sentenced the political prisoner to two and a half years of restricted freedom under home confinement.

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