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World Russia: Despite the disease, Alexei Navalny continues his hungry strike

02:15  06 april  2021
02:15  06 april  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

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feverish and sick, the Russian opponent Alexei Navalny does not remain less determined. The opponent of the Kremlin who has started last week an hunger strike to complain about ill-treatment in prison, said Monday to continue his action. The 44-year-old anti-corruption activist announced on March 31 that he stopped feeding, including the penitentiary administration to deny him access to a doctor and medicine and to "torture" by deprivation. Sleep .

detained in Pokrov's penitentiary colony, 100 km east of Moscow and renowned one of Russia's hardest, he complains of strong back pain and a loss of leg sensitivity. "I quote the official temperature catch today: 'a high cough, 38.1 ° C temperature," wrote the opponent to Kremlin on his Instagram account. But "I continue the hunger strike, obviously," he added.

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According to Alexei Navalny, an inmate of his barrack was hospitalized Monday for tuberculosis, third cases of this kind in a few weeks on 15 prisoners. "Here is our perfect colony, copy. Each prisoner prays God for not being here because inside is insalubrity, tuberculosis and a lack of drugs, "he writes. "I am surprised that there is not the Ebola virus here," he says next.


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The Alliance of Physicians, a union close to Alexei Navalny, announced organizing a demonstration on Tuesday in front of the penitentiary colony to claim that the opponent has access to a doctor.

"We are going to understand what is happening in this horrible colony," said Anastasia Vassilieva, the president of the union and personal doctor of Alexei Navalny. The opponent, who survived last year to poisoning , was sentenced in February to two and a half years in prison for fraud in a case dating back to 2014, which he denounces as politically motivated.

on hunger strike, Alexei Navalny threatened to be powered from force .
© Copyright 2021, Obs Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, on hungry strike in his penitentiary since March 31, is threatened to be powered by the authorities, announced on Monday, April 12 his official Twitter account. "It weighs 77 kg," said the account @Navalny, saying that he has lost eight kilos since the beginning of his action. "With regard to the seriousness of the hunger strike, the administration (prison) threatens it daily to force it", "he continues.

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