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CASE #145
Date
04 / 09 / 2020
City
Minsk
Perpetrators
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person
Description

Time: daytime

Place/Location: along Svislach's riverside, the bridge at Starascinskaja Slabada Sq.

Identity of the victim(s): unknown civilians

Identity of the perpetrator(s): special force agents

A young man with a white-red-white flag was running away from an agent in olive uniform when a man in civilian clothes attacked him using a headlock. The victim and other witnesses to the attack were taken into a blue van with no license plate.

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