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CASE #191
Date
13 / 09 / 2020
City
┼Żodzina / Zhodino
Perpetrators
  • Militsiya of the Republic of Belarus (regular police of Belarus)
Type of violation
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Description

Time: daytime

Place/Location: Lenina avenue, 22

Identity of the victim(s): female civilian

Identity of the perpetrator(s): major Baranovski Nikolay Petrovich, local police inspector (according to t.me/BlackBookBelarus)

A small group of peaceful protesters clapped and chanted "Police with People" and the like to a number of policemen. A woman with a small poster was taking a video of the policemen when one of them punched her in the face with full force. She fell down and injured her knee(s). The policeman (a major) was escorted into a silver service Volkswagen van by other policemen.

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