On November 1, a Novy Chas photographer, Dmitry Dmitriyev, was reporting on a peaceful Sunday protest in Minsk when officers in civilian clothes, military vests, and helmets detained him using violence and pushing him to the ground. They took Dmitriyev to a police vehicle, where riot police officers beat and kicked him. He said he was later diagnosed with a perforated eardrum and a severe ear infection that resulted from it.
The video was filmed by a journalist Yana Trusilo for Novy Chas.
Full report on crackdown on intependent journalism in Belarus: https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/03/29/belarus-crackdown-independent-journalism