CASE #105
30 / 08 / 2020
┼Żodzina / Zhodino
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Denial of legal rights of arrested persons
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Violations of rights of accused persons

Time: daytime

Place/Location: Gorodskoy Rynok, near ulica 50 Let Octyabrya

Identity of the victim(s): male civilian(s)

Identity of the perpetrator(s): The police, unknown men in civilian clothes and masks

The event in question concerned the brutal arrest by the police of a 50-year-old man with a white-red-white flag. The policemen held the man by the neck in a chokehold and dragged him into a police car. The members of the public nearby demanded that the police release him. There were men in civilian clothes and masks escorting the police and supervising arrests.

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