The Federation Council linked the resignation of the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service with cases of torture in colonies

MOSCOW, 25 Nov – The head of the working group of the Federation Council on the development of a bill on the responsibility of employees of the Federal Penitentiary Service and law enforcement agencies for torture in colonies and pre-trial detention centers, Senator Lyudmila Narusova, believes that the resignation of the head of the Federal … Read more

Torture Penalty Bill To Be Ready By Year End, Senator Says

MOSCOW, 22 Nov – Work on a bill on punishment for torture in colonies and pre-trial detention centers, providing for up to 10 years in prison for employees of the Federal Penitentiary Service and law enforcement agencies, will be ready before the end of the year, said the head of the working group on the … Read more