26 November 2012

RUSSIA : Police Quell Urals Prison Riot; 38 Detained, 8 Officers Injured.


     Seen widely on state TV...some 250 prisoners at Prison #6 in Kopeisk...protested for  better conditions, the end of beatings and extortion...along with release of convicts from solitary.
    Some were bloodied...yet they gathered on a roof in the cold...and hung a sign asking for help.
    38 were detained...and at least 8 officers were injured.
    Hundreds of relatives and friends gathered outside the Urals prison...to support the convicts protest.
    Some of the injured were onlookers.