CASE #396
15 / 10 / 2020
  • Detention Centre Personnel
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Denial of appropriate conditions of detention
  • Denial of legal rights of arrested persons
  • Deprivation of medical attention
  • Physical assaults (other)
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
  • Violations of rights of accused persons

Time: the exact time and date are unclear. The caption to the video says the events took place in October. In order to accommodate this piece of evidence on our map, the date is set to the 15th of October.

Place/Location: unknown detention facility. In order to accommodate this piece of evidence on our map, the pin on the map is set to the center of Minsk.

Identity of the victim(s): protesters

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined

CNN video shows a hallway full of detainees - primarily males - aligned along the wall with arms tied behind. They faced the wall. Some of the detainees bled or suffered from other injuries/wounds. The reporter comments that detainees were beaten. There was a motionless teenager in post-epileptic seizures laying on the floor as witnesses told CNN. The police ignored his seizures, kicking the body occasionally to learn the gender.

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