CASE #270
23 / 09 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: nighttime

Place/Location: the intersection of prospct Pushkina & Prytytskoho avenues near the store '100 DEN'

Identity of the victim(s): two or three unidentified peaceful protesters (dim light and short sequence won't allow any identification)

Identity of the perpetrator(s): identity unknown

Nighttime. Aggressive detentions by a group of policemen wearing all-black clothes and equipment. The police violently carried one of the victims while the other was led on the bus with his arms twisted and lifted high up to the maximum. Two vans were parked alongside the sidewalk, most likely to transport detainees. The victims didn't move or protest, they didn't resist. A peaceful crowd watched the police as they proceeded with the detentions.

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