Uladzimir Shymchuk

sentenced to 1 1/2 years of imprisonment

Date of birth: 4 August 1978

Date of detention: 8 August 2022

Charges indicted:

Art. 370 of the Criminal Code — Desecration of state symbols
Art. 368 of the Criminal Code — Insulting the President of the Republic of Belarus

Sentence: 1 1/2 years

Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony

Prison: Prison No. 1

Uladzimir Shymchuk was convicted of ‘insulting the president’ and ‘desecrating state symbols’ under Part 1 of Article 368 and Article 370 of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment in a penal colony.

Mail address: Prison No. 1. 230023, Hrodna, vulica Kirava 1

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