Siarhei Hurlo

trade union activist

Charges indicted:

Art. 369 of the Criminal Code - Insulting a government official

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

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

Siarhei Hurlo is a trade union activist based in Babrujsk convicted of insulting two police officers.

On May 18, 2021, the Babrujsk District Court sentenced Hurlo to 18 months of home confinement for posting a negative comment on his social media account.

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