Place/Location: praspiekt Niezaliežnasci
Identity of the victim(s): Dzmitriy Dzmitriev, a photographer of Novy Chas; unknown protesters
Identity of the perpetrator(s): officers from different agencies; plainclothes police officers
The author of the pictures (Dzmitriy Dzmitriev, a photographer of Novy Chas) was detained on 1 November 2020 and was released only on 11 November 2020.
Pictures, made by Dzmitriy the March against terror show crowds of peaceful protesters with flags marching on praspiekt Niezaliežnasci. umerous police officers and security agents in different uniforms were there. Some of the police officers were in plain clothes although they wore protective gear and batons. Some of the agents were armed with firearms: shotguns and even long-barreled weapons that looked like a version of AK-74 or other models. There were armed officers, in a visibly relaxed position, standing in a row and pointing guns into the protesters' direction. The demonstrators did not represent any danger and the goal of the police officers was to scare and disperse the crowd by the threat of a firearm. Some of the officers were armed with a short handgun which looked like PB-4 "Osa".
Many officers in various uniforms hold video and action cameras pointing towards peaceful protesters.
One of the pictures captures the officer detaining the protester.