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Testimony of Torture at Penal Colony No. 6, Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk region

posted 29 Dec 2012, 09:58 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 Dec 2012, 10:07 ]
29 December 2012

from Chelyabinsk Public Oversight Commission group of observers led by Nikolai Shchur (D.A. Latypova, V.Yu Prikhodkina, N.A. Shchur, T.M. Shchur) 

These are Russian-language video recordings of testimony by victims of torture at Penal Colony No. 6 (ИК-6) at Kopeisk in Chelyabinsk region. All the recordings were obtained with the written consent of the prisoners themselves. Those giving testimony have also given their consent to the recordings being posted on the Internet and to be used by journalists to further the protection of human rights. [Read more]