CASE #307
23 / 09 / 2020
  • Militsiya of the Republic of Belarus (regular police of Belarus)
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Slapping, kicking or punching
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: nighttime

Place/Location: prospect Pobediteeley 9, at the mall ""Galleria""

Identity of the victim(s): unknown protesters, customers of the mall

Identity of the perpetrator(s): special Purpose Police Unit OMON, some of them with insignia '72[2 & 3]' unit number; Police Unit with insignia ""Милиция' on the back

Violent detentions of protesters by riot police, including beating of protesters. Riot police chased them into the "Galleria" shopping mall and detained at least one of them.
Minskij OMON, insignia on the back '7[2]7', was at the entrance waiting for customers to get out. The agents held truncheons forward ready to attack.

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