Staff of Ombudsman Office interview persons in custody at Donetsk remand prison 

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On 26 September, staff of DPR Ombudsman Office visited persons in custody at Donetsk remand prison, for whom remand in custody had been chosen as a measure of restraint and who had previously lodged complaints with the Ombudsman.

As a result of the visit, detention conditions have been inspected, explanations have been collected in order to determine potential violations of procedural rights during pre-trial investigations and criminal proceeding. During the interviews, staff of Ombudsman Office provided legal advice to and clarified remedies that may be used by accused persons and defendants to protect their procedural rights.