CASE #483
10 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Beating
  • Blows with batons and/or truncheons
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of movement
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: nighttime

Place/Location: near the pharmacy at vulica Pervomayskaya, 40

Identity of the victim(s): undefined

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined

A large group of police officers in various uniforms chased scattered protesters down the street. Many of them were wearing helmets and shields.

After the main group of policemen had run through, a large group of officers stopped near a car stopped in the roadway. They forcibly pulled the passengers outside and beat them with truncheons and kicks. At the end of the video, they approached another car nearby, preventing the driver from moving away.

Check also case # 487 for a likely linked violent incident.

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