Siarhei Hlinski

sentenced to 1 year of imprisonment

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: 1 year

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Date of release: 21 October 2023

Judge: Yuliya Krepskaya

Siarhei Hlinski

Siarhei Hlinski was convicted for participating in the protests in 2020.

He was accused under Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code ('Organization and preparation of actions grossly disrupting public order or active participation in them').

On July 10, 2023, in the Frunzienski District Court of Minsk, Judge Yuliya Krepskaya sentenced him to 12 months of imprisonment in a general-security penal colony.

Four more political prisoners were convicted together with him on that day: Uladzimir HanusevichAlbert Harbuz, Aliaksandr Konanau, and Maksim Stashulionak.

Hlinski was released from prison on October 21, 2023.


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