04 / 08 / 2020
  • Traffic Police (ГАИ)
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • Denial of appropriate conditions of detention
  • No consultation with legal counsel permitted
  • Unlawful confiscation of property
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to fair trial (procedural violations)
  • Right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to protection of property

Time: at about 11 PM (MSK).

Identity of the victim(s): Testimony #12, Folder #12

Identity of the perpetrator(s): Police Patrol Service

The victim and his friend were sitting in a car when they got arrested by the police for having lief-lets and other political campaign material for Tichanovskaya. The victim was incarcerated for 10 days, his car, campaign material, and belongings were confiscated and would not have been returned at the time of this interview. While under arrest, he was relocated to different pre-trial detention centers where he was kept in seriously inhumane, pervasive conditions such as overcrowded cells, restricted access to food, clothing, shelter, medical care. The victim was convicted of failing to obey a police order. His communication with a legal representative was prevented.

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