CASE #503
10 / 08 / 2020
Mazyr / Mozyr
  • Plain clothed police officers
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
  • Undefined
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 peaceful assembly
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: daytime

Place/Location: exact location is unknown

Identity of the victim(s): undefined

Identity of the perpetrator(s): undefined

Large numbers of police officers chased fleeing protesters. Those who had been caught were violently beaten with truncheons, hands and kicks. Some of the policemen were dressed in black uniforms and helmets, some in civilian clothes. Some of them held shields.

Video of the same attack from a different angle:

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