Russia gave explanations to the Geneva Committee against torture on the situation in the Yaroslavl colony

Penal colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl

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GENEVA, July 25. /TASS/. The Committee against torture, which began at its 64th session in Geneva to consider the sixth periodic report of Russia, informed about the measures taken in connection with the beating of a prisoner in the Yaroslavl colony No. 1. This was announced Wednesday in an interview with Russian journalists the head of Department of protection of human rights in criminal proceedings, the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Love Philip.