CASE #111
10 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Slapping, kicking or punching
  • Use of excessive force
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
  • Right to Life

Time: daytime

Place/Location: crossroads of Dzerzhynskij prospect and 1st Izvosnij pereulok

Identity of the victim(s): abductees: one in blue jeans and dark hoodie, the other - light grey (or similar) pants and dark sweater of hoodie. Presumably both victims are male.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): 13 people in back uniform

The video was taken from a 5 Dzerzhynskogo prospect building. In light of the distance, the footage did not capture faces. A group of about thirty (30) men formed a human chain to defend themselves. A white minibus stopped next to them.

Thirteen OMON agents jumped off the bus and started hitting men in the group. Although two of them fell as a result of blows, OMON did not cease beating them, but kept hitting them and even kicking them as well. Then, OMON dragged the men on the minibus.

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