The Russians have worsened the conditions of detention of Ukrainian political prisoner Afanaseva

Gennady Afanasyeva, who was convicted in the case of «Crimean terrorists», was transferred from prison in Syktyvkar in solitary confinement prison (OCTP) to toughen him thus the conditions of the sentence. This was reported by Alexander Popkov, the lawyer Afanasyev, reports «Radio Freedom».

«He was transferred to a separate prison 100 kilometres from the colony where he was. The conditions of his detention there are already very strict, — explained the lawyer. — He is given just one hour of walking per day. The period of his stay in OCTP not yet known».

Translation in prison the camera type is one of the most severe penalties for the violators of the regime of the correctional facility. In ACTP may contain inmates from different colonies with different conditions.

Now Afanasiev can get only one transfer for six months. For 6 months, he can grant only one short meeting.

Olga Afanasieva, Ukrainian mother of the prisoner, said «Crimea.Realities» that protection will appeal against her son’s conditions of detention of Gennady Afanasyev.

12 February in Syktyvkar city court will consider the complaint Afanasyev, requiring a transfer to serve his sentence closer to home – to the Crimea.

The reason for the tougher conditions of the Ukrainian was the discovery from him during a search in the colony SIM card. He Afanasiev contends that SIM-card to him out of revenge planted by the staff of the correctional institution.

The firm is a defendant in a criminal case against Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, sentenced in Russia to 20 years in prison on charges of organizing a terrorist organization in the Crimea.

The case against Afanasyev were considered in a special manner, because he testified against other defendants in the case. However, at the trial in the case of Sentsov and Crimean activist Kolchenko Alexander Afanasiev refused the former indications, having declared about tortures during interrogation. He said that Sentsov and stipulated that in fact the terrorist organization with their participation in Crimea was not.

Afanasiev in Russia sentenced to 7 years in strict regime colony.

The Russians have worsened the conditions of detention of Ukrainian political prisoner Afanaseva 09.02.2016

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