New address became known political prisoner Alexei Sokolov

Finally became known address human rights activist and now a political prisoner, . August 25, 2010 on human rights Orders received from the Federal Penitentiary Service, was illegally sent to serve his sentence in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Exact address of the prisoner was hiding. According to one source, he was transferred to the city of Minusinsk, on the other - he was sent to serve his sentence in one of the colonies belonging to the Association of the penal colony № 40 in the city Sosnovoborsk Krasnoyarsk Territory, on the third - in the colony number 5, a member of the association of the penal colony № 36 in the village Startseva Omelyanivske district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.In other words, the FSIN led by the nose all those who were indifferent to the fate of Alexei. Prison Service staff did everything possible to distract public attention from the affairs of human rights and hinder assistance to and support.

Recall that Alexei Sokolov was arrested on 13 May 2009 and a year later sentenced to 5 years' imprisonment in a penal colony.Ground for the fabrication of the case began reading detainees who were broken under torture. The inmates who testified against Sokolov repeatedly informed him that they are pressured to give false testimony. Later, when reviewing the case the sentence was changed to 3 years imprisonment. The only real reason for the prosecution Alexei Sokolov is his human rights work: Sokolov investigated the murders and torture in custody, he fought for the rights of prisoners, which opened up the crime by the FSIN.In this regard, Sokolov has repeatedly threatened to fabricating a criminal case against him and his colleagues from the human rights organization, JV . But the defender does not retreat from its activities and continued to fight.

You can write a letter to Alexei and support him.

New address:

62500, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Sosnovoborsk Str. Factory 5, PO Box 214, Sokolov, Alexei Veniaminovich

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