CASE #482
21 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Traffic Police (ГАИ)
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Beating
  • Blows with batons and/or truncheons
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Slapping, kicking or punching
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of movement
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: nighttime. The video was published on the 21st of August, but it is likely that the incident took place earlier.

Place/Location: at the vulica Bartašova and vulica Parizhskaya Kommuna crossroad

Identity of the victim(s): undefined

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined

The video shows several cars pulling up in the far right lane at an intersection, waiting to make a right turn.

Several police vehicles were parked at the intersection. At 00:21, one of them turned on the flashing lights, and the police, among whom the riot police officers dressed in full uniform and the traffic police, began to walk along the row of cars.

Passengers of several cars were forcibly dragged out by the police and thrown to the ground, beaten with truncheons and kicked.

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