More than 80 Siberian prisoners slash wrists in protest over plates

At least 82 prisoners form a Chelyabinsk penal colony have slashed their wrists in protest because they are forced to eat from plates earlier used by other inmates belonging to a “lower caste,” regional human rights ombudsman Alexei Sevastyanov said on Wednesday. The prisoners injured themselves on Monday. Soon after the incident, the regional penitentiary […]