CASE #109
12 / 08 / 2020
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
International classification of violations
  • 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: night

Place/Location: possibly Serebrianka area

Identity of the victim(s): male civilian in black t-shirt and white pants

Identity of the perpetrator(s): servicemen in olive uniform and black gears, black helmets with yellow triangles at the back, equipped with clubs

A man was being led by servicemen onto a prisoner transportation vehicle. It appears that he might be in difficulty walking as one of the servicemen held him under the right armpit. As noted in the comment, the night of Aug 12, 2020, was one of the most intensive protests in the Serebrianka residential area in Minsk. This picture was one of a series of photo shots taken that night.

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