Torture in Sverdlovskiy region

Sverdlovskiy region – Members of public monitoring commitee (PMC) , who deal with inspecting prison colony IK-26, were forced out of the jail building and subsequently detained, Alexei Sokolov, human …

Torture in IK-6 in Kirov

This February we have received a request, from Eduard Gorbunov, whose brother is currently serving his sentence in jail IK-6 in Kirov region. Then we got a fairly detailed story …

Torture in Yaroslavl, prison IK-1

Ivan Nepomnaschikh, 26-year-old activist, imprisoned for two and a half years ago for participation in protest action in May 2012, was cruelly tortured and beaten in prison. Ivan Nepomnaschich  spent …

Torture in Karelia (report)

REPORT (PDF)   Information about torture in the Republic of Karelia appeared in public on November 1, 2016, after Ildar Dadin’s letter was published on the Meduza website. In fact, …

Inside Russia’s new Gulag

One year ago, Ildar Dadin, a well-known Moscow activist (and my husband), was sent to prison: the court sentenced him to three years for carrying out solitary pickets. After a …