On November 29, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Moscow Region Ekaterina Semyonova being one of the members of the Commission on the Prerogative of Mercy under the governor of the region visited Mozhaisk Women Penal Colony No. 5.
Ekaterina Semyonova also visited the Children’s Home, which is affiliated to the institution in which convicted mothers can come and take care of their children. Today there are 55 children in it.
During the examination of the materials related to the criminal case of one of the applicants, Ekaterina Semyonova decided to send a petition to High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova.
The head of the penal colony thanked the regional ombudsperson for the active cooperation and organization of human rights education of convicted women.
Adapted from the press service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Moscow Region