CASE #164
10 / 08 / 2020
Navapolack / Novopolotsk
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
  • Use of stun grenades (close proximity)
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to Life

Time: late evening

Place/Location: near intersection of Kalinina & Molodeznaya str

Identity of the victim(s): protesters

Identity of the perpetrator(s): unknown

Flash grenades are thrown into a crowd of peaceful protesters. People are running in search of shelter.

The second video provides a broader picture of what happened. A line of police in uniforms, helmets and shields confront a group of protesters. The police fired numerous shots with noise grains directly at the protesters, grenades exploding right under the feet of people on the street.

Share case