The head of the presidential Council on human rights Mikhail Fedotov has discussed with President Vladimir Putin in the Russian colonies and, in particular, the case of opposition activist Ildar Dading. This itself Fedotov said “Rain”.
Possible torture Dading became an occasion to talk about expansion of powers of public control, said Fedotov. “I know that he (the President) know, exactly,” – said the head of the HRC.
According to Fedotov, Putin said that he knows about the case Davnym and suggested after that to expand the possibilities of public control in places of detention. The publication does not say what specific measures can be taken. The day before near the Segezha colony 7 in Karelia, where the opposition Ildar Dading, was detained came to support its activists.
On Saturday, the wife Dading journalist Anastasiya Zotova in his Facebook announced that on Monday, waiting for the colony defenders Igor Kalyapin and Paul chikova. She also said that doesn’t know where is Dading currently in the hospital or in prison.
November 1 published a letter from the Dading, in which he stated about torture and humiliation in prison. Torture, according to him, were applied on 11 and 12 September 2016. After the scandal that erupted in connection with his letter, the independent physicians who examined the prisoner, found his injury, and the Deputy Director of Federal service of execution of punishments of the Russian Federation Valery Maksimenko promised to admit into the colony any specialists. He agreed that “after death threats, rape, and after dipping his head in the toilet, no trace to remain.” The Investigative Committee also confirmed the allegation of torture, but the study of the records of video cameras is not finished.
Ildar Dading was repeatedly brought to administrative responsibility for participation in opposition rallies – four in 2014. He remains the only convicted under article 212.1 of the criminal code after her appearance in the new edition of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation in the summer of 2014. The first consideration of the case he was sentenced to three years in a General regime colony, although the prosecution had asked only for two years. March 31, the Moscow city court has mitigated the sentence to activist for six months.