In the Yaroslavl colony carried out a survey of prisoners-beating

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in foobarcontroller of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia. Archival photoIn the Yaroslavl colony carried out a survey of prisoners-beating© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Prisoners of correctional facility No. 1 in Yaroslavl, a video of the brutal beating of a convict in the walls of which appeared on the Internet, said that during verification activities in the colony are interviewing each of them, and they don’t feel any pressure, reported RIA Novosti on Sunday, the Commissioner for human rights in the Yaroslavl region Sergey Baburkin.

According to him, on Sunday he was in prison.

«There are the prosecutors. Conduct interviews with convicted persons, and such… man, that is, all should be interviewed. And already the majority of respondents were in the middle of the day,» — said the Ombudsman.

He suggested that by the end of the day the survey could be completed.

«As far as I could tell, the poll is serious. Prisoners told me that the pressure on them whatsoever is not, and those who have already gone through this survey failed to tell prosecutors everything they need,» said Baburin.

In the Yaroslavl region Prosecutor’s office refused to comment to RIA Novosti, the progress of the colony in check.

Informed to «Novaya Gazeta» published a video of beating of a prisoner by prison officers. The newspaper said that the incident occurred in June 2017 in penal colony No. 1 in Yaroslavl. The Federal penitentiary service confirmed the time and place of events recorded in the video. UFSIN across Yaroslavl region and regional Prosecutor’s office began checking on the media reports. The Department of insurance in the region brought criminal case about excess of powers of office.

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