Office of Ombudsman
Press-release N 1597-2556/292-11, 27.12.2011
The members of the Ombudsman’s NPM group established according to the Optional
Protocol to the "UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or
Degrading Treatment or Punishment” conducted visit to Penitentiary N# 7 of
Penitentiary Service of Ministry of Justice on December 15-16, 2011.
It should be mentioned that, being taken into account of previous
recommendations of the staff members, positive changes have been observed in
During the interview with prisoners- 22 persons in penitentiary isolator and 32
persons in common living place, they mentioned that, after appointing new
chief, treatment with prisoners and medical provision had been improved.
Moreover, complying with sanitary, conducting maintenance and doing repairing
in some places were observed in establishment. However a number of prisons in
this facility have caused inconvenience.
Necessary recommendations were given to the administration of the facility.
The Ombudsman applied to the minister of Minister of Justice about the result
of conducted visit to the Penitentiary N# 7. Press Service