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Tatiana Moskalkova visited Tagansky Court in Moscow

21 February 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova visited Tagansky Court in Moscow

The High Commissioner had a meeting with the court’s Chairman and conversation with two defendants waiting for the court’s hearing.

During her visit, Tatiana Moskalkova paid special attention to escort premises, conditions of detention and transportation from the remand center to the court.

"Although the courthouse is rather old, all premises in which defendants are waiting for the court hearing are clean, warm and bright. Everyone was provided with food and didn’t have any complaints against conditions in escort premises. I will continue to get acquainted with the conditions of citizens’ transportation" — declared the Russian Ombudswoman.

"Many defendants and accused being transferred from demand facilities to courthouses say that sometimes transportation takes hours due to the lack of transport vans. Smokers and non-smokers are held together. I believe that such conditions are stressful for condemned persons and do not contribute to the preparation for the defense" — highlighted Tatiana Moskalkova.

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