FSIN supported the initiative to toughen punishment for torture in prisons

On & nbsp; Monday, the Federation Council held a meeting on & nbsp; improving legislation on & nbsp; issues of humiliating torture or violence human dignity to treatment.

“ The issue of & nbsp; highlighting an independent corpus delicti, a new article, I & nbsp; I think, still requires additional study and & nbsp; discussion, since different points of view have been expressed. But & nbsp; in & nbsp; in general, the idea of ​​increasing responsibility, strengthening, increasing sanctions for & nbsp; committing crimes of this nature is supported & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; Gorodnichina said at a & nbsp; meeting in the & nbsp; Federation Council.

This fall, the situation in the & nbsp; colonies of the Saratov region was in the & nbsp; spotlight after a video about & nbsp; sexual violence and & nbsp; torture of convicts was published on & nbsp; YouTube. The & nbsp; Telegram channel Gulagu.net explained that & nbsp; & nbsp; these footage recorded not & nbsp; less than four episodes of violence and & nbsp; torture, torture and & nbsp; humiliation of prisoners, which, as stated in the & nbsp; message, took place in the OTB Regional TB hospital & # 8470; & nbsp; 1 FPS in & nbsp; Saratov region. IC & nbsp; opened a number of cases & nbsp; & mdash; about & nbsp; sexual violence and & nbsp; abuse of power.

Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov said that & nbsp; opened and & nbsp; 12 criminal cases are being investigated.