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CASE #236
Date
27 / 09 / 2020
City
┼Żodzina / Zhodino
Perpetrators
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person
Description

Time: daytime

Place/Location: location unknown

Identity of the victim(s): unknown protesters

Identity of the perpetrator(s): OMON in black uniform and balaclava masks

Several OMON agents searched residential buildings to arrest protesters. Several women were arrested and loaded into buses. While the officers were escorting four men, two of them tried to escape but the officers knocked them on the ground with kicks and punches. Twisting their arms in their backs, officers dragged the two men into buses.

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