Colleagues Alexei Navalny said he might end up in prison. The entry into this matter appeared on two online accounts of the opposition leader: Instagram and Facebook. Earlier, the politician’s lawyers reported that prison guards did not provide him with proper medical care, although he complained of back pain and leg paresis.
Alexei Navalny in a penal colony
Alexei Navalny is being held in the NR prison colony. 2 in Pokrov. Internet entries signed in his name show that he was sentenced to 6 reprimands within two weeks. Requests for punishment may be submitted by fellow prisoners and guards. Inmates are reprimanded for violating labor camp rules. In Navalny’s case, it’s because he was wearing a short-sleeved shirt to a meeting with a lawyer, and another together He woke up ten minutes early. In the penal colony where Alexei Navalny is being held, an inmate is imprisoned after two reprimands. Collaborators with the politician and human rights defenders indicate that he was subjected to psychological and physical torture that could lead to his death.
Some Russian doctors warn of danger that the health and life of Alexei Navalny is in danger
Forensic specialist Alyssa Colesua believes that the actions taken by the guards against the punitive opponent in the colony could lead to his death. Earlier, the politician’s attorneys stated that his back was painful and a weaker leg. The same opponent asserted that prison guards were mentally bullying him and were making treatment difficult.
Alexei Navalny writes, in his blog first, and then in a letter to the head of the prison service, that he is being woken up every hour by guards. Russian law provides for such action against persons who are considered “prepared to flee”. Guards enter Alexei Navalny’s cell hourly at night and light a flashlight in his eyes to see if he escapes. Forensic psychologist Alyssa Kolesova asked in the Moscow Echoes Blog whether the instructors of prison guards realize that in this way they are gradually killing a person.
On Sunday, 20 Russian doctors demanded immediate medical assistance for Alexei Navalny. “Leaving a patient unaided, including surgery, can have tragic consequences, including severe and irreversible paresis of the lower extremities,” – reads the doctors’ open letter.