Siarhei Hrytsenia

Date of birth: 7 September 1984

Date of detention: 6 April 2023

Charges indicted:

Art. 130 of the Criminal Code — Incitement to hatred

Sentence: unknown

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison sentence start date: 15 August 2023

Judge: Dzianis Kichyhin

On the list of “terrorists” (money transfers are prohibited)

Siarhei Hrytsenia was convicted by the Mahilioŭ Regional Court under Part 1 of Article 130 of the Criminal Code. The case was considered in a closed format by Judge Dzianis Kichyhin from June 2 to June 6, 2023.

On August 15, 2023, the case was appealed and the sentence came into force.

      On September 1, 2023, Hrytsenia was added to the list of individuals involved in extremist activities, which includes citizens of Belarus, foreign citizens, and stateless persons.

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