CASE #153
05 / 09 / 2020
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Procedural violations
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: 48 Niezalieznasci at Evroopt and nearby

Identity of the victim(s): students

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined special force agents (Almaz or Alpha Group?) in olive uniform and civilian clothes

A group of students rushed into a grocery store, Evroopt, in an attempt to escape attacks by people dressed in civil clothes and in olive uniform; these individuals primarily detained male students and forced them into vans with no identification. The men acted violently.

One of the students was raised up by three men and put into the van with his face down. Bystanders urged the perpetrators to stop the abductions and leave the students alone.

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