CASE #185
01 / 09 / 2020
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Physical assaults (other)
International classification of violations
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: at a bus stop "Pieramohi Sq", ploscad' Pobedi

Identity of the victim(s): young civilians, allegedly students

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON in black uniform; a chubby man in a dark suit and light shirt holding a radio (walkie-talkie). No masks over his face - can be identified.

A group of young protesters had been blocked from walking along the sidewalk south-west from Plosca Peramogi by OMON agents and the police. There was no evidence of violence or damage to property. Two enforcement officers were taking video of student's faces. The press was present.

The protesters formed a chain to stick together. At some point, OMON agents started pushing the protesters back and randomly grabbing male protesters to break the chain.

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