The court: the death rate among the prisoners decreases Moscow jail
Mortality of prisoners in the capital facility is reduced, said at a Public meeting of the Commission for cooperation with the judicial community of the Russian capital, the head of Moscow city court Olga Egorova.
The death of detainees with serious illnesses have been placed under detention, have repeatedly caused public outrage. It is worth mentioning, for example, the Death in jail of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and businesswoman Vera Trifonova. A number of serious diseases (AIDS, cancer, tuberculosis) was revealed after the arrest of the former lawyer of Yukos Vasily Aleksanyan. The court later released him on bail. He died on the loose already after a case against him has been closed due to expiration of Statute of limitations.
prison medicine and the deterioration of wealth health in places of serving the sentence complain most arrested - from former Senator Gleb Fetisov, who is accused of fraud, to the participants of the case about the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Protection of the citizen of Ukraine Hopes Savchenko, whose health was undermined by the hunger strike, warned about the likelihood of a fatal outcome, if not free. After receiving numerous rejections, she stopped the hunger strike and her life is now in no danger.
"Olga Alexandrovna (Egorova) assured that the Deaths in detention facilities has significantly decreased," - said Last news in the press service of the court.
There commented that the judges " more often elected a preventive measure, not associated with being in prison: home detention bail ".
To prevent the chance of dying arrested for a Public Commission made a proposal to reduce the cases of unjustified refusal to direction to attend a medical examination. Also proposed to include in the composition of the medical Commission of the medical staff, not related to forensic medicine and has official standing and experience, which would not have caused doubts in objectivity.
The participants examined the Draft statement to the head of the Department of health capital of Russia Alexei Khripun, which stated that " the activities of the medical Commission, which shall issue an opinion about the presence of the disease, must be to some degree open to the public in its composition must be Authorized medical organizations outside the structure of forensic medicine ". A draft application has been approved and signed, added the press service.