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CASE #215
Date
01 / 09 / 2020
City
Hrodna / Hrodno
Perpetrators
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Physical assaults (other)
International classification of violations
  • Right to liberty and security of person
Description

Time: daytime

Place/Location: a bus stop at the Railroad station

Identity of the victim(s): woman: red hair who might be with a girlfriend.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON agents; policemen.

Three fully-equipped OMON agents wearing all-black uniforms physically assaulted a red-haired woman. The policemen violently lifted the woman off the ground and carried her towards a red bus, one policeman lifting the legs and feet while the other two were lifting the woman's body. The woman did not resist as she got carried into the unidentified 'MAZ' bus. A few bystanders observed the scene but did not intervene.

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