On 5 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin visited temporary holding facilities of the
During the visit the Commissioner revealed that the facilities’ building fails to conform to the proper requirements. The cells lack for basic sanitary conditions: no windows, venting, sewage, and water supply. The people detained and arrested do not undergo sanitisation and their clothes are also not sanitised due to the lack of the special equipment. The Commissioner noted that to be in custody in small close cells, without daylight and plumbing, was a real torture.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region