Kazan penal colony staff prosecuted for violating inmates’ rights

posted 5 Dec 2012, 09:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 5 Dec 2012, 09:21 ]
3 December 2012 

Source: HRO.org (info)
Russian human rights ombudsman Vladimir Lukin has informed inmates’ relatives of the outcome of an inspection of penal colony No 2 in Kazan. Following a mass hunger strike by inmates at penal colony No. 2 in late September, prisoners’ relatives appealed to human rights ombudsman Lukin about numerous violations of inmates’ rights. [Read more]