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Tatiana Moskalkova held personal reception of citizens

05 February 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova held personal reception of citizens

On February 5, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of human rights defenders and relatives of Russian citizens detained in SIZO-1 of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (Simferopol) and SIZO-3 of the Republic of Bashkortostan Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (Sterlitamak).

During the meeting, an initiative group of relatives of persons involved in criminal cases requested the High Commissioner to provide humanitarian assistance and to inspect the procedure and detention conditions in penitentiary institutions.

According to the results of personal reception of citizens, Tatiana Moskalkova will address the leadership of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia on the provision of appropriate medical care to the detainees.

The High Commissioner will also examine the information presented, including previous court decisions.

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