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Torture in Russia′s prisons becoming ′more sophisticated and brutal′

Video evidence and testimonials indicate that the use of torture, as well as its sophistication and brutality, is on the rise in Russia. One lawyer and activist noted that “torture in pretrial custody is an even bigger issue than the torture of regular inmates. In pretrial, authorities use torture to force inmates to make confessions. In regular prisons, torture is applied to break individuals who oppose the system.”

Source: Torture in Russia′s prisons becoming ′more sophisticated and brutal′ | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 13.09.2018

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