CASE #165
09 / 10 / 2020
Navapolack / Novopolotsk
  • 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: night, the exact date is unclear

Place/Location: Plosca Stroiteley, intersection of Novozhilova and Mologezhnaya str.

Identity of the victim(s): unknown protesters

Identity of the perpetrator(s): unknown men in civilian clothes with no identity signs make an abduction, they brutally beat people; while policemen surround the scene of brutal assault pushing away those who wants to rescue a victim. One of the men in civilian clothes is the one participating in other brutal scenes in Novopolosk - black and red hoodie. He always aggressively kicking and hitting victims.

There were some protesters scattered in the center of the city. Police and unknown men in civil clothes detained several protesters in a severe way and beat at least one of them. One of the victims required medical assistance as a result of their injuries.

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