Activist Dading was taken to a new colony

Ildar Dading

The convicted activist Ildar Dading was taken to a new colony. On Sunday, January 8, RIA Novosti was told by Deputy head of the Public oversight Commission (POC) of Moscow eve Markachev.

According to the official, Dading feels well, he was allowed to call relatives to inform about your location.

As said the prisoner’s wife Anastasia Zotova, his new place of detention is located in the Altai region.

Earlier, on 5 January, the Commissioner for human rights Tatyana Moskalkova in response to numerous questions about the whereabouts of the activist explained that he was on the stage to another colony. The translation was carried out for his safety, she said.

In early December of 2016 became aware of the fact that the Dading was transported in an unknown direction. Then his wife Anastasia Zotova said that relatives and lawyers have not been able to contact the opposition. In FSIN declared that Dading was transferred from penal colony No. 7 in Segezha to another correctional facility in order to ensure personal safety. Region, which was sent prisoner was not called.

In early November, Dading complained about the beatings in the IR-7. Information about tortures in the Segezha colony undertook to check the control of the Federal penitentiary service for the Republic of Karelia. 1 December Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the region stated that no violations of the rights of the convicted opposition leader have been identified.

Dading was the first who was prosecuted under article 212.1 of the criminal code of Russian Federation providing responsibility for violation of the procedure of the public event. In December 2015, he was sentenced to three years in a General regime colony.