sentenced to imprisonment, released
Date of birth: 1 August 1973
Date of detention: 15 March 2022
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Art. 369 of the Criminal Code — Insulting a government official
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Date of release: 29 April 2023
Siarhei Litskevich was convicted of ‘insulting the president’, ’insulting the government official’, and ‘desecrating the state symbols’ under Articles 368, 369, and 370 of the Criminal Code respectively. In May 2022, a trial was held over him and he was sentenced to imprisonment.
According to human rights defenders, on April 29, 2023б Siarhei Litskevich was released from prison #4 in Mahilioŭ.