CASE #326
15 / 11 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
  • Use of stun grenades (close proximity)
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: Square of Change (Charviakova 24B)

Identity of the victim(s): the list of detained (not only on the Square of Change) below

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined OMON officers, including # 211, 213, 222, 781, 782; servicemen in green uniform; according to Blackbook, the internal troops participated in the dispersal on Square of Change:,

People gathered on the so-called Square of Change to honour the memory of killed Raman Bandarenka who died on November 12. Security agencies including OMON broke up the demonstration using riot control weapons, including stun grenades. More than one thousand people were detained, some of them violently. The people memorial was liquidated after the dispersal.

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