Russian law allowed to apply to prisoners with physical force and firearms.
The relevant law governing the use of physical force, special means and firearms by employees of the Federal service of execution of punishments of prisoners was signed by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, transfers on Thursday UNIAN 29 Dec.
«Employees of criminal-Executive system has the right to use physical force, special means and firearms in the territories of the institutions executing punishment, detention facilities, adjacent areas that have performance requirements on protected objects of criminally-Executive system, in the performance of duties for convoy and in other cases established by this law», – stated in the text of the document.
The law was passed by the State Duma on 21 December 2016 and approved by the Federation Council on 23 December 2016.
Also the employees of the FSIN «subject to availability» should fix the use of violence against prisoners by DVR staff or other audiovisual fixation and to report to their superiors in the course of the day.
Journalists and human rights activists have called the bill «the law of sadists». The initial version of the document provided for the right of prison staff to prisoners to use force and special means in the event of any violations of the regime. Against this norm were the defenders, and the final version of the document she was expelled.
In Russia legally allowed to apply to prisoners with physical force and firearms 30.12.2016