Legal Help for convicts


Human rights defenders of the Urals have received appeals for help from convicts who are serving their sentences in the penal colony № 10 of Yekaterinburg. We get applications for help very often from there and we react quickly because the penal colony № 10.

On 27 October 2014 expert of Fund «For convicts’ rights protection» -Svetlana Malyugina visited this facility where she carried out legal consultations for convicts.

Svetlana Malyugina got a meeting time easily without any problems. In 10 minutes after filing a request about providing meeting according p.4, art.89 of the Penal Code of the Russian Federation which rules procedures for meetings for attorneys and human rights defenders, warden signed it and asked an officer to walk expert of Fund inside.

We would like to see  in each penitentiary facility order and law abidance towards human rights defenders as Law requires.

No complaints found.

Svetlana Malyugina, Expert of Fund «For convicts’ rights protection»



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