the penal colony-5. Nizhny Tagil. Beaten inmate


On 18 June 2015 task team consisting of lawyers, defenders and members of Public Monitoring Committee: Larisa Zakharova and Olga Dianova visited the penal colony-4 in Nizhny Tagil where they inspected inmates in solitaries, ward-type rooms and high-security squads. Also we received information about beatings from relatives of convicts.

This information was proved; medical worker put a record about bodily injuries into medical card. Convict refused to file a report; he is scared.

Defenders inspected mentioned premises and lawyer carried out meetings with inmates.

During inspection convicts wrote many complaints; these complaints are regarded to medical treatment and religious thing.

Later defenders visited the pretrial detention center-3. Lawyers conducted legal consultations for arrested people.

Oleg Tamarov and Roman Kachanov
Oleg Tamarov and Roman Kachanov

In the afternoon lawyer Roman Kachanov and defenders went to police department-16 in Nizhny Tagil where they gave explanations about complaint against member of Public Monitoring Committee. After that there was a meeting with Head of «Law and Order» Oleg Tamarov where they discussed rehabilitation issue for people released from correctional facilities.

Summarizing results of inspection, defenders drew up reports, filed complaints in investigative bodies and prosecutor office.

Human rights defenders of the Urals


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