Hunger Strike Begins At Russian Labor Camp

KIROVO-CHEPETSK, Russia, — Convicts at a maximum security prison in central Russia have started a hunger strike to demand an easing of prison regulations and an end to “arbitrary reprisals,” RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports. Local rights activists told journalists that the prisoners at the labor camp in Kirovo-Chepetsk are demanding a meeting with Prosecutor-General Yury […]