World on hunger strike, Alexei Navalny threatened to be powered from force
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Russian opponent Alexei Navalny,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.
The strength of a prisoner in Russia is authorized by law and can be done orally, rectally or by intubation. Such treatment is considered by human rights activists as a form of torture.
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denouncing the conditions of detention
Alexei Navalny,because of a dark case of fraud largely seen as a pretext to imprison him despite the denials of the Kremlin, ceased to feed himself to denounce the Conditions of his detention in the prison colony of Pokrov, a hundred kilometers from Moscow.
he accuses the authorities to refuse him of adequate medical treatments for back problems that make him suffer and impede the functioning of his hands and his legs. According to his lawyers, he has a double herniated disc.
In addition, the opponent says to be "tortured"No access to a physician , her jailers awaken her every hour during the night.
The Russian authorities rejected all the accusations of Alexei Navalny, believing that he had all the medical attention he needed. "He still does not have access to a doctor," said his official Twitter account Monday.
Putin critic Navalny reportedly transferred to medical facility after falling ill in jail
The Russian penetentiary service claimed that Navalny has received a COVID-19 test but has not reported whether he has contracted the disease.Navalny received a COVID-19 test in the medical facility, according to the report, but the result remains unclear.
The most famous Kremlin detractor survived last summer at andeveloped by the Soviet army. The opponent accuses President Vladimir Putin and his intelligence services (FSB) for wanting to eliminate it, which Russian power denies, even refusing so far to investigate the attempt at assassination.
on his return from Russia, after five months of convalescence in Germany, he was arrested on his arrival at Moscow airport, then quickly judged and sent in prison for violating judicial review as part of a previous case.
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