Kopeisk: "Just don't forsake us!"

posted 29 Nov 2012, 06:44 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 Nov 2012, 06:49 ]
27 November 2012 

Source: HRO.org (info)

From the latest reports from the Kopeisk penal colony: "More than anything our families are afraid that the journalists and human rights defenders will leave, and the abuse will continue..." On 27 November 2012 the Chelyabinsk regional authority of the Federal Penitentiary Service reported that the cordon around Colony No. 6 had been removed. "The situation in the colony is calm," say prison authority representatives. A video recording of testimonies from relatives of the Kopeisk convicts has been distributed online: http://nesvoboda.livejournal.com/265481.html. [Read more