About 50 prisoners from colony No. 2 city of Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region four days ago announced a hunger strike, said the regional Commissioner for human rights Sergei Baburkin. Employees of the Prosecutor’s office of area sent to the colony to understand the situation on the spot, reports the edition “Arnosti”. At the Prosecutor’s office information about it.
“To my mail came a letter from a certain citizen, in which he reports that about 50 prisoners of the colony N2 Rybinsk on a hunger strike. According to him, the hunger strike lasted for four days,” said Baburkin “Interfax”. He intends to visit the site and to check information.
According to “Yarnovosti”, the prisoners are dissatisfied with the arbitrariness of the administration institutions. They talk about the terrible detention conditions: cold, damp, tuberculosis and starvation. Also people complain about the “prison mayhem”, beatings and extortion from relatives of prisoners.
In April, Baburkin visited Rybinsk colony. Then the Ombudsman talked about improving communal conditions in prison, according to 76.ru. In late April, a prison officer N2 was found guilty of taking bribes. For the money he gave prisoners phones and tobacco, warned of the searches in the cells, according to “AIF-Upper Volga. The man was fined 700 thousand rubles.
In September 2016, the Ombudsman inspected the detention center N1 of the city of Yaroslavl, writes the local edition “Logored”. He visited the facility after complaints from relatives of prisoners. They reported the beating and humiliation of prisoners, and poor medical care. Baburkin recognized part of the problem. Comments gave leaders of jail and the Federal penitentiary service, who should fix them.