Brutal Detention of Novy Chas photographer Dmitry Dmitriyev

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.

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