Russian pro-Navalny detainees and relatives denounce jail conditions

Videos emerge from holding centre showing cells meant for eight filled with two or three times as many

The wife of a Russian website editor jailed for a retweet has denounced the conditions in which he is being held, as thousands of protesters remain detained in holding centres overwhelmed by a recent crackdown on supporters of Alexei Navalny.

Leaked videos from the Sakharovo holding centre for immigrants near Moscow, which has been turned into a jail owing to the more than 10,000 arrests in the last two weeks since protests began against Vladimir Putin.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *