CASE #120
09 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Blows with batons and/or truncheons
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Damage to property
  • Physical abuse
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to Life
  • Right to protection of property

Time: night

Place/Location: According to video description, near Maladziozhnaja Metro Station, in front of Karona Hypermarket, off-street

Identity of the victim(s): two men, one woman

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON, possibly naval cadet

Eight OMON agents approached three civilians sitting on a bench next to a residential building. The agents forced them on the ground, repeatedly hit with truncheons screaming at them "... [want changes? here you go]", then took the victims in an unknown direction. On their way, the agents knocked a passing bicyclist off his feet and damaged his bicycle.

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