Representatives of DPR Ombudsman Office conduct interviews in Donetsk SIZO

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On 19 September, as part of consideration of complaints, representatives of DPR Ombudsman’s Office interviewed three people, who are in custody of Donetsk Pre-Trial Detention Centre of the State Penitentiary Service of the DPR Ministry of Justice.

The prisoners raised issues related to facilitation in granting a visit for a common-law wife, providing qualified medical assistance and trial of criminal cases within a reasonable time. Also, representatives of the Ombudsman Office received a request for their presence in a court proceeding.

Representatives of Ombudsman Office provided detailed advice on all remedies available within the current criminal procedure legislation.

The interviewees specified that they had no complaints related to detention conditions in the remand prison.