CASE #479
12 / 08 / 2020
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Beating
  • Blows with batons and/or truncheons
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Unlawful confiscation of property
  • Use of stun grenades (close proximity)
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to protection of property

Time: daytime. The original video was published on the 13th of August. Judging by the light and the details of the location this incident took place on the 12th of August close to the #131 case location.

Place/Location: exact location is unclear, but close to the intersection of Pobedy av. and Leninskaya st.

Identity of the victim(s): undefined

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined

A group of police officers in uniform and helmets attempted to detain several protesters with a flag. Other protesters rushed to help. The police fired stun grenades right at the feet of the protesters.

At the end of the video from 00:47, it is seen that one of the police officers successfully took away the red-white-red flag from the protesters.

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