CASE #281
08 / 09 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Traffic Police (ГАИ)
Type of violation
  • Abduction
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: praspiekt Mašerava 9 корпус 8

Identity of the victim(s): protesters, a male civilian

Identity of the perpetrator(s): Police Patrol Service - car ID ""П735; Police Patrol Service cars with license plates 3515-MH and 3419-MH; identity unknown

Video #1: few groups of peaceful protesters formed a chain along a fence. One of them was right in front of the entry of the Cactusby. Another group stood against the wall a little further. They stood in a self-defence position as trying to save each other from OMON agents staying before them. An olive police truck and a police passenger car were parked nearby.

Video #2: 5 police officers in olive uniform detained one of protesters and carried his/her limp body onto a one of three minivans with no license plate. Other officers tried to break the groups.

Video #3: 5 OMON officers attempted detention of a man. He was lying on the ground as well as a woman next to him. OMON dragged the victim by his hoodie.

Video #4: 5 armed OMON officers brutally arrested an unarmed man laying on the ground. They were aggressive towards people around trying to help the woman on the ground. The OMON officers dragged the man towards the police truck.

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