Federal Ombudsman on Kopeisk: "A superficial investigation could aggravate the situation"

posted 28 Nov 2012, 05:50 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 Nov 2012, 07:04 ]
26 November 2012 

Source: HRO.org (info)
According to the official website of the Public Oversight Commission, at a meeting with their mothers and community workers prisoners complained of blackmail, abuse and numerous violations committed by staff at Penal Colony No. 6. The Prosecutor's Office has started questioning staff at the facility over the practice of extorting money from convicts. [Read more]