CASE #190
09 / 08 / 2020
Žodzina / Zhodino
  • Militsiya of the Republic of Belarus (regular police of Belarus)
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: night

Place/Location: various streets

Identity of the victim(s): male civilian

Identity of the perpetrator(s): police; police cars with service numbers #789 (passenger car) and 7368 (four-by-four). One of the blocking cars is a Silver Volkswagen passenger car with the plate #9925MX-5 with no police identification

Protesters walked along the streets. No acts of violence or vandalism were observed. The road next to Belaz was blocked by the police. At 6 min 50 sec, a young man was detained at an empty street near Belaz, he was forced on the ground by policemen who used abusive expressions. At that time OMON and other servicemen approached the place.

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