Siarhei Tsyhib

sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment

Date of detention: 8 August 2022

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. 203-1 of the Criminal Code — Illegal actions with respect to information about private life and personal data

Sentence: 3 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Judge: Alena Litvina

Prison: Prison No. 4

Siarhei Tsyhib was convicted of ‘illegal actions with respect to information about private life and personal data’, ‘insulting Mr. Lukashenka’, and ‘insulting a government official’ under Articles 203-1, 368, and 369 of the Criminal Code for liking a video on a social network. Judge Alena Litvina sentenced him to three years of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony and ordered a fine of 8,000 Belarusian rubles (equivalent to 1,160 US dollars).

Mail address: Prison No. 4. 212011, Mahilioŭ, vulica Krupskaj 99A

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