Dozens of people were detained in Russia during yesterday's protests in support of Alexei Navalny. One of the activists detained in Moscow told The Insider about the conditions in which she spent the night in the Izmailovo police department, where she ended up after her arrest. According to the girl, she was left in the department because of “resistance to police officers”, which in fact was not.
“Today I had an attraction “understand Navalny in one night”.
This is fucked up. The laces were taken off and cut off the drawstrings from my hood. You are just sitting in the refrigerator, without a blanket on an icy hard concrete bench, without a mattress, and most importantly, it is completely icy. And the wall is ice. And the air is cold. There is no chair. Only ice benches and ice walls, it is impossible to lean on. To the toilet - occasionally on schedule, you can’t lock yourself there, a policeman stands and watches. If you knock or call, they don't respond at all. We asked for at least something to keep us warm: a blanket, a blanket, boiling water, tea - nothing was given. They just yelled at us and insulted us. Things and phones were taken away. They didn't let me take the pads given by OVD-Info (and I needed them urgently), they didn't let me brush my teeth before going to bed. They rumbled all night with iron bars. I didn't sleep a minute.
I won’t survive here for 15 days, I almost died during that one night, I didn’t imagine such a thing even in terrible nightmares - how fucked up it is in a real prison cell. I knew it was fucked up, but until you experience it yourself in your own skin, you won’t understand. ”
Read more about the activists who were detained at rallies in support of Navalny yesterday here .
Navalny himself, who is in IK-6 and regularly ends up in ShIZO, posted yesterday (on his 47th birthday) a post from the colony.
“Today is my birthday. And, waking up in the morning, I joked to myself that I added ShIZO to the piggy bank of places where I celebrated my birthday. And then, like many people who have reached a certain age (and I'm 47 today - stunned), I thought about the achievements for the year and plans for the next.