Prisoners in the Yaroslavl colony went on hunger strike

Prisoners in the Yaroslavl colony went on hunger strike

In the penal colony № 8 of Yaroslavl region, a group of prisoners on hunger strike. About it reports a press-service UFSIN across the region.

The Commissioner for human rights in the region Sergei Baburkin explained to the RIA Novosti news Agency that the demands of the prisoners relate to domestic issues. “For example, what order could be issued to convicted boiling water, how many cigarettes should they be issued, as should contact with personal belongings of prisoners and so on,” he said, adding that possesses only General information, and personally going to go to the colony on Tuesday, July 31.

In this colony to serve his sentence he was transferred Evgeny Makarov, the frames of which beating by employees of a colony № 1 has appeared in the media and caused a public outcry. Joined to the hunger strike is unknown.

Earlier the first Deputy Director of Federal service of execution of punishments the General-Lieutenant Anatoly Rudy found an excuse for a tortured prisoner jailers. He said that Makarov “made 136 violations in the colony, been trying to provoke the employees.” However, he added that “in the end, the employees were not to prevent the incident”.

Currently, 17 members of the colony removed. Six arrested.