Published: 10 Jul 2012
Yudina v Russia
The applicant alleged that on the evening of 26 December 1998, seven policemen burst into her house, one of whom immediately hit her in the face. She was then hit again by the same police officer when she asked for a search warrant and for the presence of civilian witnesses. After the men refused to leave, she ran out of the house and shouted for help. However, the men allegedly continued to assault her by, kicking her, pulling her hair and dragging her to a car where she was handcuffed, hitting her head against the car and tearing her mouth.
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