CASE #36
11 / 08 / 2020
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Denial of appropriate conditions of detention
  • Deprivation of food and/or water
  • Deprivation of medical attention
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Violation of rights of detained or imprisoned persons

Time: around 11:30 PM (MSK)

Place/Location: Surganova str., 50, near the shopping mall "Riga"

Identity of the victim(s): Testimony #19

Identity of the perpetrator(s):

The victim met her friend at the backyard of gymnasia No. 15. The victim was beaten, forced to show the content of her mobile phone and forced onto a prison transport vehicle. At the detention center Akrestina, she was placed in an overcrowded cell, where people were denied adequate medical care and sanitation.

The victim witnessed a wounded woman with a broken leg who was denied medical care. The victim had limited access to water and food.

The victim witnessed other people being tortured various ways.

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