CASE #53
12 / 08 / 2020
┼Żodzina / Zhodino
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Beating
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Slapping, kicking or punching
  • Use of excessive force
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

Time: night

Place/Location: Gagarina str., 3

Identity of the victim(s): male civilian, possibly minor

Identity of the perpetrator(s): Special Purpose Police Unit OMON

An OMON serviceman beat the victim lying on the ground with a club and kicked him in the stomach. He hit the victim with full force while three other OMON servicemen looked on without taking any action to stop it.

The victim, who was unarmed, and did not resist the perpetrator. One of the perpetrators screamed at the victim's face "Do you enjoy it?!". They leave the victim on the ground.

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