Human rights activists said torture against detainees at a rally in Moscow


Detained on Sunday, March 26, during the anti-corruption rally in Moscow, subjected to torture and inhuman treatment in the Metropolitan police. About this on his page in Facebook said the founder of the portal Gulagu.net Mr Seckin.

He said that on March 27, OMVD on area Metrogorodok visited the first Deputy Chairman of the Public oversight Commission (POC) of Moscow and the expert Gulagu.net eve Markachev. During the audit of conditions of detention it was revealed that they were placed in the notoriously overcrowded cells, without providing individual sleeping place and bedding. In addition, detainees do not provide drinking water and food, not walks.

The Seckin also said that due to the fact that the actions of officials are a flagrant violation of requirements of part 2 of article 21 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and article 3 of the European Convention on human rights, as well as signs of the crimes provided by articles 285,286,292,301 of the criminal code, he appealed to the Prosecutor of Moscow to Vladimir, with the request to urgently conduct a Prosecutor’s check.

“In fact, detainees are subject to torture by sleep deprivation, diet, drinking water (people have to sleep in turns for 1.5-2 hours, some have to sleep on the floor)”, — is spoken in the statement published on the website Gulagu.net.

The document notes that ten detainees (Alexei changers, brothers Denis and Roman Pinevich, Vitaly Kolkotova, Michael Medovikov, Pavel Marchenko, Alexei Oluwalana, Ilya Kaloshina, Roman Demyanenko and Maxim Sugrobov) placed in two chambers: one to four people in two beds, the other six people with two sleeping places. While the cameras did not work ventilation and air flow calculated on the content in each compartment for two people maximum. In addition, the detainees complained that the detention had not been issued for more than six hours from the moment of actual detention.

A member of the PMC of Moscow Dmitry Piskunov said that in the near future, members plan to conduct inspections of other capital OMVD where detained at the rally. “After a member of the PMC eve Markachev visited OMVD the district Metrogorodok, and revealed facts of abuse, we decided to soon visit checking OMVD “Lefortovo” and OMVD the district Preobrazhensky,” said Piskunov.

In a press-service of Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) of Russia has stated that it cannot comment on information of human rights defenders of torture of detainees in unauthorized rallies on 26 March, because in prisons there is not one of them. “All of them are in institutions of the interior Ministry of Russia, in our none of those detained there,” — said the press service.

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