“Bring the hammer down on those who deserve it.” New video of torture in Yaroslavl IK-1 transpires 

“Bring the hammer down on those who deserve it.” New video of torture in Yaroslavl IK-1 transpires
A screenshot from the video

On the video, more than ten FSIN employees line up along the corridor walls and beat running prisoners.

Novaya Gazeta published another video of the beating of prisoners by the employees of the Yaroslavl penal colony No. 1. As the newspaper writes, the recording, like the video of torture of Yevgeny Makarov, was provided to them by the human rights fund Obschestvenny Verdikt (Public Verdict).

On the video, more than ten employees of the colony, some of whom, according to Novaya Gazeta, participated in beating Makarov, line up along the corridor of the colony facility. Four prisoners are forced to run between them, while the FSIN staff punches and hits them with batons.

The owner of the body camera which made the record peeps into his office, gives orders to the subordinates, noting that all cameras in the facility are off.

 “Do not forget to turn it on afterwards. And bring the hammer down on those who deserve it,” he says.

The prisoners are forced to run through the jailers several times. The latter comment: “The gophers are running!” – “They’re not running well!” – “Gotta hurry them up” - and keep beating them. On the last shots, the prisoners are taken to the room, and one of the guards carries a white wet sheet.

The publication notes that the exact date of the filming is unknown. It is assumed that the footage is dated December last year. The names of the prisoners are also not provided.

It is to be recalled that Novaya Gazeta published a video of Yevgeny Makarov's beating in IK-1 in July. The Investigative Committee instituted a case against 12 employees of the colony. Throughout Russia, inspections in prisons began.

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