CASE #198
01 / 09 / 2020
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Procedural violations
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: ulica Kirova, near the entrance of Sport Stadium Dinamo at 8 Kirova str.

Identity of the victim(s): students-demonstrators

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined OMON agents, men in civilian clothes

Detention of students peacefully demonstrating against Lukashenka. There was no damage to property or violence on the part of the students in the observable area. Mostly male students were detained by OMON. Women screamed "He is a child!" with respect to the detainee who seemed to be a minor. A woman blocked the police car demanding to let someone go. A journalist was severely detained (seized by the neck). Supplemental information could be found on

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