CASE #211
01 / 09 / 2020
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Procedural violations
International classification of violations
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: intersection of ulica Kirova & Komsomolskaja

Identity of the victim(s): 1) Nadezda Kalinina, Aleksey Sudnikov and 2) Belapan Andrej Shavluga and Vasilij Semoshko

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON agents; people in civilian clothes - one of whom can be recognised as he is heavily-built about 2m tall man, middle-aged

Four representatives of the press were arrested by a group of OMON agents and plainclothes officers. The group of OMON agents brought the press representatives into dark blue vans without vehicle registration plates nor identification sign. They showed no aggressive opposition to it. The names of the press' representatives are Nadezda Kalinina, Aleksey Sudnikov, Belapan Andrej Shavluga and Vasilij Semoshko.

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