Vadim Zamirovsky - Justice for Journalists

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Vadim Zamirovsky

Affiliated media: TUT.BY, Photo correspondent

Incident date: September 2, 2020

Attack type:

  • Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: BAJ - Belarusian Association of Journalists

Location: Belarus, Minsk

Additional information:

Riot police officers (OMON) attacked a journalist near the Taraikovsky People's Memorial. The journalist was on the editorial assignment and was wearing the "press" vest. He was knocked off his feet, dragged into a police van, beaten, searched and his flash drives were confiscated. He was dropped off in a nearby area of the city.