Maria Alyokhina tells rights activists about conditions in penal colony

posted 20 Nov 2012, 05:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 20 Nov 2012, 05:22 ]
16 November 2012 

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· Perm region  · Prisoners  · Political prisoners  · Freedom of conscience 

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina (Alekhina) is having difficulties adjusting to the “meat-based menu” at the penal colony because she is a vegetarian, according to an Interfax report. The report cites Sergei Isaev, head of the Perm regional public monitoring committee, who recently visited Alyokhina at penal colony No. 28 in Berezniki, a town in the Perm region where she has begun serving her sentence. According to him, she has already spoken with her mother by telephone on one occasion. [Read more]