CASE #155
10 / 09 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • 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
  • Right to Life
  • Violation of rights of detained or imprisoned persons

Time: at the sunset

Place/Location: at the entrance of Hippo supermarket, prospect Rokossovskogo 2

Identity of the victim(s): unknown male civilians

Identity of the perpetrator(s): probably OMON without insignia

More than ten OMON agents brutally beat two men laying on the ground with clubs. The victims were motionless, covering their heads with hands. Another bystander was detained, forced to bend over with hands tied behind. Bystanders urged OMON to stop.

One of the agents approached a man taking a video in a threatening manner and, it seems, ready to hit the man with a club. One of the detainees had a lot of blood on his face.

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