Is the release of seriously ill people from pre-trial detention being sabotaged?

posted 25 Oct 2011, 02:27 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 Oct 2011, 02:28 ]
Source: (info), 24/10/11 

· Human rights defenders  · Prisoners  · Moscow city & Moscow region 

Valery Borshchev, head of the Public Oversight Commission for Moscow has said that the order by President Medvedev to release those seriously ill from pre-trial detention is not in reality being carried out. 

“What is happening is open sabotage of the President’s order to free seriously ill people from pre-trial detention,” Valery Borshchev said, as reported by Interfax. [Read more]