trade union activist
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.