CASE #94
10 / 08 / 2020
  • Almaz Special Anti-Terrorism Unit (SPBT Almaz)
Type of violation
  • Use of excessive force
  • Use of prohibited weapons (gas grenade)
  • Use of stun grenades (close proximity)
  • Use of tear gas
International classification of violations
  • Prohibition of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Right to liberty and security of person
  • Right to Life

Time: night

Place/Location: The Traffic Circle at the intersection of Pritickogo str and prospect Pushkina

Identity of the victim(s): male civilians, an ambulance

Identity of the perpetrator(s): Almaz Special Anti-Terrorism Unit (SPBT Almaz) - green uniform with reflective arm bands, helmets with glasses, with shotguns, green boots. There was a free-moving car among them - silver BMW with the plate #*77* EP-7 (possible #7771 EP-1)

In this instance, there were no protests or visible signs of violence from protesters but rather random civilians scattered around the area in question. The military kept throwing flash-bang grenades which exploded in close proximity to the civilians. Two men helped a wounded man to get to an ambulance parked nearby. Ambulance plate #9381 PT-7.

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