CASE #199
01 / 09 / 2020
  • Militsiya of the Republic of Belarus (regular police of Belarus)
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
International classification of violations
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: along Prospect Dzerzinskogo, near Medical State University

Identity of the victim(s): student of the State Medical University

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined policemen

A man was apprehended by the police and forced into a blue bus. Women tried to prevent the police from abducting the man, but they were pushed away. The wife of the detainee told that that they had been walking along the sidewalk when about 15 or 20 policemen had run in their direction and grabbed the man. The man had a white-red-white flag, but it was folded. Another woman told that the police just looked for victims and grabbed anyone and that they apprehended a pensioner who was with a child.

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