Intermediary report of the monitoring mission on Kopeysk trial

In November 2012 hundreds of prisoners of the Penal Colony of Kopeysk (Russia, Ural Region) collectively protested against the use of torture and extortion in the prison. Four years after 17 of its participants are on trial and face 10 years of imprisonment. An international mission is observing the hearings to monitor the respect of the rights of the persons concerned.

Please read here the intermediary report of the monitoring mission.

Kopeysk International Monitoring Mission – intermediary report 22 June 2016

 

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