CASE #60
09 / 09 / 2020
  • Undefined
Type of violation
  • Beating
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Physical assaults (other)
  • Use of excessive force
  • Use of prohibited weapons (gas grenade)
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly

Time: night

Place/Location: Masherova Ave between junctions with Tsimirazeva St. and Griboedova St.

Identity of the victim(s): unknown. Video shot from windows at Repina, 4.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): unknown

Many people were standing around on the road next to Masherova 51 and 53. They suddenly started running in direction of Tsimirazeva junction. Flashbang grenades explosions were observed in the field of vision and behind the nearby residential buildings.

It is evident that protesters were fleeing from the armed forces along Masherova and Griboedova street. Flashes were also visible on Griboedova St. Several people were thrown to the ground and one person was hit with a club and kicked next to Griboedova, 3.

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