CASE #91
10 / 08 / 2020
Mahilioŭ / Mogilev
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention
  • Threats (Intimidation of population)
International classification of violations
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Right to liberty and security of person

Time: afternoon

Place/Location: Front entrance of shopping center 'Atrium'

Identity of the victim(s): сivilians who were participating/ were present during the protest

Identity of the perpetrator(s): numerous special force men in black uniform. Insignia is no visible

A large group of policemen chased and grabbed unarmed men who had gathered in the area in front of hotel Atrium at the sunset. To avoid being detained, the men began running away in different directions. A voice over commented that the policemen were chasing people simply on the grounds of congregating together.

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